Cold Fusion is a Jazz, Fusion, and Funk quartet from Madison, WI that performs original songs and
creatively reinterpreted covers. With heavy influences from artists like John Scofield, Vulfpeck, Lyle
Mays, Robben Ford, Herbie Hancock, Steely Dan, and Miles Davis, it is easy to hear the fusion of both
modern and traditional styles in their material. The band members multi-genre experience produces
infectious grooves, lyrical melodies, imaginative arrangements, and inventive improvisational solos. You
can see and hear more at their FB band page: www.facebook.com/ColdFusionMadison/
Hear and See the Band Recorded at Live Performances:
https://youtu.be/QUbQz94RbcQ (live-stream in-studio at Audio for the Arts, Oct. 2021)
https://www.facebook.com/ColdFusionMadison/videos (assorted band videos)
Venues where Cold Fusion has performed include: Wisconsin Union Terrace, High Noon Saloon,
Lucille Restaurant, Bur Oak, Café CODA, Brink Lounge, Pooleys Sports Bar, Tasting Room
(Monona), Pyramid (Lake Mills), and Audio for the Arts (live-stream show).
Daniel Anderson (keyboards) is a formally educated career multi-instrumentalist with extensive
touring experience, performing solo shows from Minneapolis to New York as well as with regional acts
Centerstage & The Shiz. He is a singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who recorded six studio
albums, and served as engineer and producer for his own Boxcar Studios in Madison, WI. Locally,
Daniel has led several bands, including No. 27, Daniel Anderson Trio, Learning to Fly, Piano Man (Billy
Joel tribute), Long Run (Eagles tribute) and Petty3 (Tom Petty tribute).
Mark Fairchild (drums) is a classically trained multi-instrumentalist with a primary focus in
percussion, and over 25 years of performance experience. He is a principal percussionist/timpanist with
the Madison Wind Ensemble, Madison Brass Band, and Edgewood Wind Ensemble. In addition to Cold
Fusion, he is the drummer for punk sensation Derp, improvisational consortium Devils Fen, and a go-to
fill-in for numerous other music projects. Mark is also a highly sought-after sound and light engineer.
Aaron Metz (bass) is a formally educated musician who has been in high demand since moving
to Madison, WI in 2020. Currently, he performs a variety of styles with several bands and projects,
including RailHopper, Maestranza, Comingle, Kat & the Hurricane, and others, in addition to Cold
Fusion. Aaron plays deep in the pocket, but he is especially recognized for his melodic improvisation.
Bruce Wasserstrom (guitar) has led several Madison, WI bands, including the Groove Busters,
Mad City Funk, and the Mighty Groove Masheen. He was the featured guitarist on recordings by Tyler
Preston, the Tent Show Troubadours, and Cadillac Joe Andersen. Locally, Bruce has also performed with
the Clyde Stubblefield All-Stars, the Funkee JBeez, the Blue Zone, Vehicle-6, the Rascal Theory, and
others. In prior years, Bruce performed in several Boston bands, playing both original songs & covers.
North Street Cabaret (View)
610 North Street
Madison, WI 53703
|Minimum Age: 21|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|