David Bixler Auction Project Blends Jazz, Celtic and Afro-Cuban Sounds

David R. Adler January 12, 2019

A week prior to a gig at New York’s illustrious Birdland, alto saxophonist David Bixler and his group Auction Project will appear in Athens Jan. 12, before heading to Savannah the next night. Known for their adventurous hybrid of jazz, Celtic and Afro-Cuban music, the quintet features Bixler alongside acclaimed pianist and four-time Grammy winner Arturo O’Farrill. O’Farrill is one of today’s leading bandleader-composers—a champion of musical hybridity and open cultural exchange. read more