little played little bird_TBG2012“…what modern free jazz could sound like while still [being] entirely listenable…”
– Adam Greenberg,

little played little bird
Todd Bishop’s Group plays
the music of Ornette Coleman

Little Played Little Bird is drummer/bandleader Todd Bishop’s new CD of rarely-performed tunes by free jazz master Ornette Coleman, to be released on Seattle’s Origin Records in April, 2012. The album includes highly original, listenable interpretations of seldom-performed tunes from the later 1960’s through the ’80’s.


Thurs 1 Nov – Bar Belge – PARIS
Sat 3 Nov – Jakobshof – AACHEN
Thurs 8 Nov – Sazz’n Jazz – BRUSSELS

Check back for dates that will be added.

Dear Club owners, theaters directors & cafés bosses, in the meanwhile we’re still looking for some other gigs. Feel free to hire us!


(503)380-9259 – email
Europe (Brussels):
Olivier Stalon – email
Origin Records (Seattle):
(206)781-2589 – email