Marfa Dialogues

Making Art Work: Jason Adasiewicz

19 September 2012

Ballroom Marfa was pleased to have vibraphonist Jason Adasiewicz visit Mr. Waechter’s 8th grade band class as part of our Making Art Work program.

Jason Adasiewicz is a 34-year-old vibraphonist hailing from Chicago, and in keeping with the city’s longstanding cross-pollination of jazz and indie rock — see the work of Rob Mazurek as well as the iconic post-rock group Tortoise — he has played with Edith Frost and Pinetop Seven as well as the avant-garde ensemble Exploding Star Orchestra. Adasiewicz began his career studying jazz drums, a background that informs his unique style.

    Generous support for Ballroom Marfa’s education programs is provided by Ballroom Marfa members.

    Special thanks to Marfa Independent School District, Mitchell Waechter and
    Cynthia Wimberly.