Trevor Weekz: Gettin’ Down with Goose

We sit down with the bassist from the Southern Connecticut quintet that has become the fastest rising faction on the jam band scene

Trevor Weekz: Gettin’ Down with Goose

We sit down with the bassist from the Southern Connecticut quintet that has become the fastest rising faction on the jam band scene

It’s a mild March night at the Capitol Theater, in Port Chester, New York—virtually home turf for Goose, the strapping Southern Connecticut quintet that has become the fastest rising faction on the jam band scene. From note one of the opener, “Time to Flee,” the crowd is all in, their eyes and ears gravitating to the dual lead guitar line and dual vocal by frontmen Rick Mitarotonda and Peter Anspach (primarily the band’s keyboardist). What their lower half is swaying to, however, is the easy boogie groove being laid down stage left by bassist Trevor Weekz. Just past 30, Weekz is known as the quiet one in Goose. But it’s a classic case of speak softly and carry a big lick. The pocket he creates along with his rhythm mates, drummer Ben Atkind and percussionist Jeff Arevalo, is undoubtedly a large part of the group’s success. To this point that acclaim includes five studio sides, almost a dozen live records, sold-out shows at venues like Red Rocks and Radio City Music Hall,
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Chris Jisi   By: Chris Jisi