Trance clapping

Atley King took the audience at Frankie’s to a rare place.

Trance clapping
L-R: Atley King on vibraphone, David Caballero on bass, and Sam Baglier on saxophone at Frankie’s on March 17, 2022.

Atley King: Unconditional

Last night, Atley King played vibraphone and led his new band, Unconditional, at Frankie’s.

Atley doesn’t have any music out for me to show you yet: this was Unconditional’s first gig.

The band also includes Sam Baglier on tenor saxophone, Max Huberdeau on piano, David Caballero on bass, & Arvind Ramdas on drums. Atley and the band members are around the age of new Cap graduates, and they performed original music superbly.

But the audience didn’t clap for any of the individual solos in the first three tunes...