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Congress Of: Photo Story

Okay, so now we have ourselves a new Photo-Journalist, Peter Williams, here's his take on the Joe Baiza Congress Of... Story at Taix

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by Peter Williams, for outsideleft.com
originally published: August, 2007
Joe Baiza's Congress Of... Frequent visitors to the Taix lounge bar
by Peter Williams, for outsideleft.com
originally published: August, 2007
Joe Baiza's Congress Of... Frequent visitors to the Taix lounge bar

Joe Baiza's Congress Of...
Taix Lounge, Echo Park
Los Angeles, CA

Joe Baiza's Congress Of... Bring their revisionary brand of pugilist jazz to Taix in Echo Park pretty frequently. Their reputation precedes them, oh by about 20 years, but you can check that in Trouser Press. Taix is the perfect place to see them. I think Joe 'controls' the bill there on the first Friday of each month. He brings in some great bands, not always Congress Of... but always worth checking out.

baiza guitarDan Clucas (trumpet) and Pat Hoed (bass)

baiza guitarwayne on drums

baiza guitarBass player: Pat Hoed

baiza guitarTotal Congress Of... Joe, Wayne, Dan

baiza guitarjoe baiza's fingers on guitar

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