NEWS and REVIEWS
Dewey Laramine - Facebook Review
"If you were a fan of Dave Brubeck in the 60's and you're still a Jazz fan You'll love these guys--Joe Morello on Drums (Not-but as good as)--scintillating piano and great Bass fiddle--Professional and TIGHT!!!"
Verde Valley Wine Fest Website
"What’s the Big Idea: A Verde Valley Favorite
Thanks to repeat gigs at State Bar in Old Town Cottonwood, Four Eight Wineworks in Clarkdale, and other Verde Valley venues, What’s the Big Idea of Phoenix is building a strong following of both jazz lovers and those who have a fondness for 90’s-era alternative rock. The formula for the band is to keep it simple: no vocals, no loops or special effects. The magic is all in the unexpected arrangements of familiar tunes from Radiohead, Soundgarden, Pink Floyd and many more."
Crescent Ballroom AZ
"DON'T MISS WHAT'S THE BIG IDEA?... PHOENIX'S FUNKIEST JAZZ TRIO FEATURING JOSH KNEISEL (BASS), DAVID DREW (DRUMS), AND MIKE KLEINSCHMIDT (PIANO)
WTBI? PLAYS A TRADITIONAL JAZZ REPERTOIRE WHILE BRINGING MODERN MUSIC FROM THE LIKES OF RADIOHEAD & PINK FLOYD INTO THE JAZZ REALM"