Four Bags

Leader: collaborative

Years Active: 2000-present

Personnel:

  • Brian Drye: trombone
  • Jacob Garchik: accordion (replaced Tom Aldrich)
  • Sean Moran: guitar
  • Mike McGinnis: soprano sax, clarinet, bass clarinet)

Albums:

Live Performances:

Four Bags

Date Venue Media
2014    
Apr 27 WhyNot Jazz Room  
Mar 20 Barbes  
2013    
May 10 Brooklyn Conservatory of Music  
2012  
Nov 4 Barbes  
Oct 7 Barbes  
Sep 2 Barbes  
May 12 I-Beam  
Mar 17 Neptune Theatre (Seattle)  
Mar 16 Camellia Lounge (Portland, OR)  
Mar 15 CMA Gallery (Seattle)  
Mar 10 Red Poppy Art House  
2011    
Dec 4 Barbes  
Nov 6 Barbes  
Oct 1 Barbes (Forth release party)  
Jul 15 The Outpost (Cambridge, MA)  
Jul 14 First Parish Church (Portland, ME)  
Jul 12 University of Southern Maine-Gorham Southern Maine Music Academy (Gorham, ME)  
Apr 17 Barbes  
Mar 20 Barbes  
Feb 13 Ditmas Acoustic Series  
2010    
Aug 31 Barbes  
2009    
Jun 29 Barbes  
May 17 Barbes  
Jan 24 I-Beam  
2008    
Dec 14 Barbes  
Dec 2 Bowery Poetry Club  
Nov 9 Barbes  
Jun 24 Barbes  
2007    
Jun 10 Barbes  
Feb 24[1] Barbes (Brooklyn Next Festival)  
Jan 27 Red Poppy Art House  
Jan 26 Hillside Club  
Jan 25 Land (2nd Street Jazz) Japanese Restaurant  
2006    
Dec 10 Tonic (Manhattan release party for Live at Barbes)  
Oct 26 Barbes (Brooklyn release party for Live at Barbes)  
Sep 28 Barbes  
Mar 12 Barbes  
Feb 26[2] Barbes (Almost Mozart Festival)  
Jan 8 Barbes  
2005    
Dec 13 Bowery Poetry Club  
Oct 1 University of Southern Maine-Gorham Southern Maine Music Academy (Gorham, ME)  
Sep 23 Barbes  
Aug 28 Barbes  
Jun 19 Barbes  
Apr 16 Barbes  
Apr 9 Symphony Space (Annual Friends of Alec Wilder Concert)  
Mar 27 Barbes  
Feb 17 Montauk Club  
Jan 30 Barbes  
Jan 26 WFMU 91.1 FM, Jeffrey Cobb’s Show  
2004    
Nov 14 Barbes  
Oct 4 Living Room  
Jul 27 Bowery Poetry Club  
Jun 4 Greenwich House Music School  
Apr 17 Collegiate School (Annual Friends of Alec Wilder Concert)  
Apr 2 Bowdoin College (Brunswick, ME)  
Jan 31[3] Brooklyn Conservatory  
2003    
Dec 12 Symphony Space Thalia Theater  
Oct 18 BAM Café  
Sep 6[4] Galerie Fine Art (Falmouth, ME)  
Aug 1 Prospect Park Bandshell (Celebrate Brooklyn)  
Jun 14 Fez  
May 31 Greenwich House Music School  
May 27 WNYC 93.9 FM  
Mar 22 Symphony Space  
Mar 15 St. Peter’s Church (Annual Friends of Alec Wilder Concert)  
2002    
Oct 18 BAM Café (Next, Next Festival)  
Oct 6 Dimensions in Jazz (Portland, ME)  
Oct 4 Zeitgeist Gallery (Boston)  
Oct 3 Flywheel Lounge (Easthampton, MA)  
Sep 13 Fez  
Sep 9 Cutting Room (Accordion Night)  
Sep 5 Cornelia Street Café  
Jun 26 Club Waon (Tokyo)  
Jun 25[5] Terpsichore Theater (Tokyo)  
Jun 18 NHK Theatre (Oita City, Japan)  
Jun 15 Konnichiwa International Festival, 2002 World Cup (Oita City, Japan)  
Jun 14 Konnichiwa International Festival, 2002 World Cup (Oita City, Japan)  
Jun 13 Konnichiwa International Festival, 2002 World Cup (Oita City, Japan)  
Jun 12 Konnichiwa International Festival, 2002 World Cup (Oita City, Japan)  
Jun 11 Konnichiwa International Festival, 2002 World Cup (Oita City, Japan)  
Jun 10 Konnichiwa International Festival, 2002 World Cup (Oita City, Japan)  
May 5 Allioli  
May 2 La Tazza (Philadelphia)  
Apr 12 WNYC 93.9 FM  
Apr 7 Cornelia Street Café  
Mar 9 The Waiting Room  
Mar 8 The Movies on Exchange Street  
Mar 7 Bard College  
Jan 26 Roots Café  
2001    
Dec 5 Triumph Brewery  
Nov 11[6] Sanders Hall, Madison Avenue Baptist Church  
Nov 3 AS220 (Providence, RI)  
Nov 2 The Middle East (Boston)  
Nov 1 Movies on Exchange Street  
Oct 29 Eat Here Café Bar  
Oct 22 Eat Here Café Bar  
Oct 15 Eat Here Café Bar  
Oct 11 The Buttonwood Tree (Middletown, CT)  
Oct 1 Eat Here Café Bar  
Sep 24 Eat Here Café Bar  
Sep 17 Eat Here Café Bar  
Sep 10 Eat Here Café Bar  
Sep 3 Eat Here Café Bar  
Aug 30[7] Flea Theatre  
Aug 27 Eat Here Café Bar  
Aug 6 Eat Here Café Bar  
Aug 5 Dosa Sample Sale  
Jul 30 Eat Here Café Bar  
Jul 9 Eat Here Café Bar  
Jul 2 Eat Here Café Bar  
Jun 25 Eat Here Café Bar  
Jun 18 Eat Here Café Bar  
Jun 4 Eat Here Café Bar  
May 20 Silk City (Philadelphia)  
May 19 Stockley Gardens Festival of the Arts (Norfolk, VA)  
May 19 Ipanema Café (Richmond, VA)  
May 10 Cornelia Street Café  
Mar 4 Cornelia Street Café (self-titled record release party)  
Feb 25 Starbird Concert Hall (Portland, ME)  
Feb 24 The Middle East (Boston)  
Feb 23 AS220 (Providence, RI)  
Feb 22 The Buttonwood Tree (Middletown, CT)  
Feb 16 Freddy’s Backroom  
2000    
Mar 4 Cornelia Street Café  
Feb 25 Starbird Concert Hall (Portland, ME)  
Feb 24 The Middle East (Boston)  
Feb 23 AS220 (Providence, RI)  
Feb 22 The Buttonwood Tree (Middletown, CT)  

[1] With special guest Judith Berkson (vocals).

[2] With special guest Judith Berkson (vocals).

[3] Last concert with Tom Aldrich on accordion. Jacob Garchik subsequently replaced Aldrich.

[4] Music of Alec Wilder at Louis Ouzer Photography Exhibit.

[5] On this date and the one prior, the band was joined by dancer Aki Sato.

[6] With dancer Aki Sato.

[7] With poet Steve Dalachinsky.