Over the past two decades, bassist Joe Martin has earned a place among the top side-men in New York, enhancing performances and recordings by greats like Art Farmer, Brad Mehldau, Mark Turner, Maria Schneider, and many more. But Martin is also a formidable bandleader with several recordings under his belt showcasing his own challenging compositions. At the Jazz Café he'll be joined by the Eastman School of Music's future jazz all-stars.
Eastman Jazz Café with Joe Martin takes place Friday, April 10, at the Sproull Atrium in the Miller Center, 25 Gibbs Street. 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. $10, 274-1100; esm.rochester.edu.