The Titus Abbott Collective
Titus Abbott, composer and Bates saxophone faculty member, presents his Collective that features drummer Michael Sarin and bassist Sean Conly who are both integral members of New York City’s genre-bending jazz and improvisation community.
Over the past 25 years Titus has presented music that although steeped in the history of jazz pushes the limits and finds a place of unique expression. Titus was born in Canada in 1960 studying jazz saxophone and jazz and classical composition in Ottawa, Toronto and London, UK. His groups Delawareness, The Titus Abbott Collective and the Happenstance Quintet have performed at venues and festivals in the US, Canada and Europe. Notable collaborations include performing with pianists Frank Carlberg, Curtis Clark, Mary Anne Driscoll, Mike Effenberger – drummers Luther Gray, Noel Brennan, RJ Miller, Michael Sarin – bassists George Koller, Jim Lyden, Pascal Niggenkemper, Ross Gallagher and the late Oud master Al Gardner.
The Titus Abbott Collective:
Titus Abbott, saxophones & bass clarinet
Sean Conly, bass
Michael Sarin, percussion
Pinker – Titus Abbott
Egret Reflection – Titus Abbott
Kyiv – Titus Abbott
Tough Words – Titus Abbott
Mushi Mushi – Dewey Redman
Church In the East – Titus Abbott
Coddiwomple – Titus Abbott
Night Bird Song – Thomas Chapin/Mario Pavone
Tangible Mystery – Titus Abbott