2019-20 Jazz Monsters Series

Jazz Monsters Collage Todd Harrell Renee Rosnes Harry Allen

3-Concert Package: $84 | $108

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TOM HARRELL WITH HUBERT LAWS: AN EVENING WITH JAZZ CLASSICS & STANDARDS
Saturday, October 26, 2019
8PM | Concert Hall 
“Harrell’s solos are richly melodic, clean and flowing.” – JazzTimes

Tom Harrell

Voted “Trumpeter of the Year of 2018 “by the Jazz Journalists Association (JJA), Tom Harrell is one of the most creative and dynamic jazz instrumentalists and composers of our time. While Harrell is a master of the jazz idiom, he constantly seeks new challenges and influences. His warm, burnished sound on the trumpet and the flugelhorn, and the unparalleled melodic, harmonic and rhythmic sophistication in his playing and writing, have earned Harrell his place as a jazz icon to aspiring musicians and devoted fans alike.

Luis Perdomo, piano
Ugonna Okegwo, acoustic bass
Adam Cruz, drums

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HARRY ALLEN TRIO
Saturday, February 1, 2020
8PM | Concert Hall
Allen’s “steamrollering sense of swing and his sewing of phrases and licks together with the kind of assurance once associated with Zoot Sims.” – Penguin Guide to Jazz

 Harry Allen with saxophone

Harry Allen’s been described as a throwback since his choice of material is jazz standards. If you like your jazz music played the way it was “meant” to be played: with confidence, straight-forward and without fussiness or frivolity, beautifully, and with the melody that the saxophone up front, then this is a concert not to be missed!

Harry Allen, tenor sax
Ehud Asherie, piano
Chuck Redd, drums

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RENEE ROSNES TRIO
Sunday, February 23, 2020
3PM | Concert Hall
“An absolutely stunning achievement. Rosnes has grown and matured into one of the finest pianists in jazz. Her playing is inventive, complex and always illuminating.” - The Jazz Report

Renee Rosnes sitting at piano

Renee Rosnes is one of the premier jazz pianists and composers of her generation. She has recorded 17 albums as a leader and worked with many of the great jazz masters, including Joe Henderson, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Hutcherson, J.J. Johnson, James Moody, Ron Carter among others. Rosnes is a true jazz monster with the killer combination of her beautiful, complex and virtuoso writing, and her brilliant, passionate and technically astounding playing. 

Renee Rosnes, piano
Peter Washington, bass
Lewis Nash, drums

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