"the hardest-working drummer in the Twin Cities"
– Star Tribune

JT Bates has worked with artists from both ends of the spectrum. He has toured with fellow improvisers Tony Malaby, Anthony Cox, John Medesk, and Craig Taborn; recently touring with The Lowest Pair, Big Red Machine (with Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner), Jenny Lewis, Bonny Light Horseman, and LULUC, and was a part of the Bon Iver Tu Dance project at The Palace. He has  played alongside some of his personal favorite singer/songwriters Pieta Brown, Phil Cook, Erik Koskinen, Dead Man Winter, and the Pines. He made his first solo recording, Open Relationships in 2015, and is a lifelong member of Fat Kid Wednesdays (w/Adam Linz and Michael Lewis), and Alpha Consumer (w/Jeremy Ylvisaker and Michael Lewis). He also fronts Grain, a Hammond B3 organ trio.

Members:
JT Bates (drums)
MichaelLewis (saxophone)
Bryan Nichols (piano)
Jeff Bailey (bass)

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