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Jazz Behind Bars by Lawless Percussion and Jazz Ensemble

Take 5 top gun percussionists with a love for jazz and a talent for writing music. Arm them with an assortment of vibraphones, marimbas, drums, and other percussion devices ... the result is so good, there oughta be a law ... LAWLESS PERCUSSION AND JAZZ.

Members Doug Walter, University of Colorado; Rich MacDonald, Winona State University; Larry Lawless, Texas Music Educator; Bart Elliott, Nashville Studio Drummer/Percussionist; David Bugher, Florida Music Educator, each composed 2 original jazz tunes to be performed on all percussion instruments. They gathered on the campus of the University of Colorado at Boulder in the summer of 2006 to record. The resulting 10 song CD, Jazz Behind Bars, was released at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention in November 2006.

Additional Info

  • Artist / Group Name: Lawless Percussion and Jazz Ensemble
  • CD Title: Jazz Behind Bars
  • Year Released: 2006
  • Genre: Contemporary Jazz / Modern
  • Record Label: Lawless Percussion and Jazz
  • Tracks: Happy Thoughts, Sharptooth, Tone Down, The Doctor and The Deacon, The Tortoise and The Hare, Insomnia, Attack of the 10 Octave Marimba, Hevy Revy, Pourpres Minus Rouges, Homonyme Fils
  • Musicians: Doug Walter (vibes, marimba), Rich MacDonald (drums, bass marimba, percussion), Larry Lawless (vibes, marimba, bass marimba), Bart Elliott (drums, percussion), David Bugher (vibes, marimba)
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