Video: Full Court Press 5 @ Abbey Pub 4/25/13

Much attention has been given to a Chicago weekend that featured both UMBowl IV and an unpublicized fan-organized  (Bill Graham for a day) Umphrey's show at Lincoln Hall on Saturday.  But half of the band also appeared at a Thursday pre-party at Abbey Pub as a part of the fifth installment of the ongoing Full Court Press series of improv focussed super jams.

The last few installments have prominently featured Ray White, and this edition provided a nice blend of UM songs and Zappa favorites (among others... hello Beck). Marcus Rezak, Nicholas Gerlach and Greg Fundis join White, Cummins and Stasik in a few of these clips, while other one-time-only ensembles also played mini-sets throughout the night.

"Bright Lights, Big City"

"Soul Food"

"I Am The Slime"

"Keep It Greasy"

Beck's "Hell Yes"

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