The Desert Noir is a three-piece ensemble, perform an ethereal blend of rock, country, jazz, and blues. The common thread being improvisation and playful interaction that reflect the mystery, desire, and longing of a childhood spent in the Southwest. The Desert Noir is Christopher Bober, Guitar, Dan Morris, Pedal Steel and Rick Kodramaz, Acoustic/Electric Basses. Each group member brings decades of experience performing in different musical communities (i.e., Americana, Free-Jazz, Modern Jazz, and/or Rock) but share a passion for creative improvised music. The group stands apart as a unique mix of sound and instrumentation - one of the few groups to utilize pedal steel in a jazz context. This event is free and open to all ages.