FIVE FIRSTS: Chris Pasin of Random Acts of Kindness

June 16th, 2015, 1:00 pm by Greg
Chris Pasin

Chris Pasin

Photograph by Rudy Lu

NAME: Chris Pasin
BAND AFFILIATION: Random Acts of Kindness
INSTRUMENT: trumpet

1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass’ Whipped Cream & Other Delights

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2. THE FIRST CONCERT THAT I EVER SAW WAS … Blood Sweat and Tears

3. THE FIRST MUSICAL INSTRUMENT I EVER OWNED OR PLAYED WAS … Piano

4. THE FIRST SONG THAT I EVER PERFORMED IN PUBLIC WAS … “Blue Monk”

5. THE FIRST BAND I WAS EVER IN WAS … Street Talk, a funk band as a 15 year old

Jazz trumpeter Chris Pasin leads his band Random Acts of Kindness – also featuring guitarist Mark Kleinhaut, bass John Menegon, drummer Dave Berger and pianist Wayne Haskins – into the Bearsville Theater in Woodstock on Thursday (June 18) to celebrate the release of their self-titled debut album on the Planet Arts label. Haskins will also open the show with a solo piano set. Tickets are $20.