A quartet from the San Francisco area co-led by Patrick Cress (reeds) and Ryan Francesconi (guitar, electronics). Also featuring bassist Eric Perney and drummer Tim Bulkley. The group play a distinctive mixture of jazz, alt rock and electronica.Their debut album “Quadrangle” was released Summer 2010.
"The music of Mercury Falls has a quiet strength that may well appeal to some curious rock listeners and, in the UK at least, to the Late Junction audience. "
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Ian Mann on performances by Vula Viel, Yazz Ahmed, David Sanborn, Hanna Paulsberg, Madeleine Peyroux and two exceptional 'Trios With A Twist', one from Cuba, the other from France.
Ian Mann on performances by Paris / Birmingham Jazz Exchange, Alfa Mist, John Surman's Brass Project, Dan Weiss & Starebaby, Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya, Vels Trio, Joshua Redman and Michael Formanek.