Stein / Smith / Shead Trio
Madison’s BlueStem Jazz & IMprovised SOund – Milwaukee proudly presents The Trio of Jason Stein, Damon Smith, and Adam Shead!
Jason Stein – bass clarinet
Damon Smith – double bass
Adam Shead – drums & percussion
The trio of Jason Stein (bass clarinet), Damon Smith (double bass), and Adam Shead (drums) features some of the most influential, creative, and prolific musicians currently working in the fields of jazz and improvised music.
The trio has toured extensively throughout the United States since the release of their debut album Volumes & Surfaces (April 2022) on the Balance Point Acoustics record label. Receiving institutional support from such organizations as South Arts, the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. The group has been described as “undiluted free jazz with energy as its calling card and attention as its driver” by Mark Corroto of All About Jazz.