Bassist and composer Chris Lightcap debuts SuperBigmouth, a new ensemble comprised of two groups, Bigmouth and Superette. SuperBigmouth consolidates Lightcap’s affinity for experimental composition and improvisation, as well as his love for west African music and pop songwriting.
Chris Lightcap is a double bassist, bass guitarist, and composer from Latrobe, Pennsylvania. Currently based in New York, Lightcap has worked with Marc Ribot, Regina Carter, Craig Taborn, Glen Hansard, Mark Turner, John Medeski, Jason Moran, Tomasz Stanko, Chris Potter, Butch Morris, Ben Monder and more. As a bandleader / composer, he has produced four critically acclaimed albums; his playing is featured on over 70 albums.