Led by vibraphonist and composer Jason Adasiewicz [a-dah-shev-its], Varmint is Rolldown's second release. A prolific member of Chicago's jazz and improvised music scene, Jason is quickly gaining widespread recognition through his extensive work as a sideman as well as such high-profile honors as his strong showing in DownBeat's 2007, 2008 and 2009 "Critics' Poll Rising Star" Vibes category.
The band has been active for over 5 years and features stalwarts from Chicago's vibrant jazz/new music community:
Jason Adasiewicz: vibraphone;
Josh Berman: cornet;
Aram Shelton: alto saxophone & clarinet;
Jason Roebke: bass;
Frank Rosaly: drums.