In 1977, Vinny Golia released his debut album Spirits in Fellowship on his own Nine Winds label. Since then, Golia and Nine Winds have been essential elements of L.A’s musical underground, fostering and documenting the work of generations of artists. The Nine Winds catalog is now available to SMPL cardholders through DRAM.
Wednesday June 15 at 7:30 Golia brought his ensemble to SMPL for a Soundwaves performance.
Ethan Marks – Trumpets
Corey Hoeben – Trombone
Bobby Grigas – Vibraphone
Miller Wrenn – Bass
Nick Hon – Drums
Vinny Golia – Woodwinds, Composition
He explained some of the structures and techniques he uses:
Then the group played a continuous set based on several of his compositions:
Photos from this show were featured on the front page of the Santa Monica Daily Press: