Bassist, bandleader, and composer Todd Sickafoose probably performs before his largest live audiences when backing alternative folk singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco, and he can be heard on such DiFranco CDs as 2005's Knuckle Down and 2006's Reprieve. Much of his musical career has been devoted to the avant-garde and creative jazz world, however, and he has garnered considerable acclaim as a jazz sideman as well as leader of his own Todd Sickafoose Group. Like violinist Jenny Scheinman, Sickafoose is a West Coast native who moved east to New York City, becoming a key member of the Brooklyn jazz scene during the 2000s. While in California, the San Francisco native studied in Los Angeles with Charlie Haden and Mel Powell before returning to the Bay Area and joining the Scott Amendola Band and Scheinman's quartet; he can be heard on CDs such ...
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Blood Orange 2006 Blood Orange
 
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Tiny Resistors 2008 Tiny Resistors
 
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