bb&c is an explosive three-headed monster featuring Brooklyn alto saxophonist Tim Berne, downtown drummer Jim Black and the ever-exploring Nels Cline on guitar. Their debut CD The Veil was recorded live at The Stone in New York City in 2009. Combining elements of avant jazz, skronk rock, heavy metal, and other uncategorizabe influences, bb&c is a collaboration between three international jazz pioneers. Nels Cline is well known to all Crypto fans. Tim Berne's soulful body of work has created a new musical language which continues to push the boundaries and possibilities of jazz. Virtuosic drummer Jim Black is celebrated worldwide for his limitless technique and innovative concepts. With a highly individual approach to jazz drumming, his style has expanded to include Balkan rhythms, rock songcraft and laptop soundscapes.