The collaboration between Zach Danziger (drums), Oli Rockberger (vox and keyboards), and Owen Biddle (bass) builds on the groupís reputation as among NYC's finest musicians and producers, with four Grammy Awards to their name, and credits including; Mos Def, Sting, Erykah Badu, John Mayer, Chaka Khan, John Legend, Levon Helm, Duffy, and Corrine Bailey- Rae. Hailing collectively from New York City, London, and Philadelphia, Mister Barrington came to be when Zach Danziger and Oli Rockberger expanded their duo project and began working with with prodigious bassist Owen Biddle, then of The Roots. Since forming several years ago, the group have released two acclaimed albums ("Mister Barrington", and "II") with regular rotation on radio stations world-wide including WXPN Philadelphia, NPR Radio, and the UKís premier jazz station JAZZ FM 102.2, on playlists alongside acclaimed acts such as Robert Glasper, Snarky Puppy, Esperanza Spalding, and Flying Lotus. The group, who have been featured in Time Out (NY & London), and in the New Yorker's "Night Light Column", performed two sold-out nights at top London Jazz venue Charlie Wright's for the release of the their 2nd album "II" back in July, and in Oct made their US West Coast debut in a run of dates alongside acclaimed electronic duo Louis Cole and Genevieve Artadi. Mister Barrington, whose music has been likened to a lovechild combo of Sting, Stevie Wonder, and Squarepusher, have arrived at an inspired blend of soaring melodies and daring musicianship with an electronic emphasis. The group will be making their Blue Note Debut as part of the Late Night Groove Series on Jan 19th.
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