slum•gum (slŭm’gŭm) n. 1. A term used in beekeeping, slumgum is the impure residue, consisting of cocoons, propolis, etc., remaining after the wax is extracted from honeycombs. 2. “An outstanding risk-taking jazz quartet from Los Angeles” — (Gabe Meline, North Bay Bohemian)
SLUMGUM, winner of the 2013 CMA/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, is a perpetually inventive quartet. The band’s unique voice is shaped by unbridled imagination and diverse musical influences. Through effortless collaboration and playful spontaneity, their musical curiosity has room to explode, yielding daring results. All of these qualities find a home in the band’s innovative and colorful compositions. Performing live, Slumgum projects their sheer joy in making original music together.