Xavier Bonner is a saxophonist & composer from Detroit, Michigan. Coming from a long lineage of successful Detroit musicians, Xavier joins today’s music scene as one of the “young lions” where many of today’s talented young musicians make their way.
“As a bandleader I want to build upon what has come before me and take the music further beyond my limits.” For Xavier it is important to “honor” the spirit of the music that was, and to
move it further in a sincere way. Some of his main influences as a musician include Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Wayne Shorter, Sonny Rollins, and Albert Ayler.
Xavier Bonner presents his new trio, “Spirit Talk”. This trio is comprised of tenor saxophone, electric bass, and drums. This ensemble will take a new approach to the music style known as the
avant-garde/improvised music. Exploring the electronic world, yet remaining grounded in