HOME GAMES David Buchbinder celebrates 20 years of Flying Bulgars Saturday and Sunday (February 9, 8 pm, and February 10, 7:30 pm) at the Al Green Theatre. $30, advance $24. 416-924-6211.
POSITION Trumpet, composition and, on rare occasions, vocals.
TEAMMATES Dave Wall (vocals, composer, co-leader), Peter Lutek (clarinet) Tania Gill (piano), Victor Bateman (bass), Max Senitt (drums)
ROOKIE YEAR Largely self-taught. Listened to the blues a lot while growing up in St. Louis and NYC.
LEAGUE Joy-delivery machine in the jazz/world/free/funked-up/low-down/radical Jewish/traditional freak-out genre.
STATS Odessa/Havana (2007); Shurum Burum Jazz Circus (2005); Sweet Return (2003);Tsirkus (1999); Fire (1996); Agada (1993); Aleph (1990)
SPECIAL TALENTS Cat whisperer.