March 24, 2011
|Description:||Share an evening with a jazz band unlike any touring the world today. The SFJAZZ Collective is the future of jazz - a constantly evolving, ever-relevant and quintessentially modern art form. The group brings their colossal sound to the Bass Concert Hall stage in a performance that explores the compositions of the incomparable Stevie Wonder.
With members from Puerto Rico, Venezuela, New York, Philadelphia, New Zealand and Israel, the Collective's multicultural lineup mirrors the jazz talent that is exploding all over the world. These visionary musicians possess multiple Grammy Awards and Guggenheim and MacArthur fellowships. Each musician provides a crucial contribution to jazz innovation.
This performance features:
Avishai Cohen, trumpet
Matt Penman, bass
Robin Eubanks, trombone
Edward Simon, piano
Eric Harland, drums
Mark Turner, tenor saxophone
Stefon Harris, vibraphone
Miguel Zenón, alto saxophone
"The best overall live jazz set this writer has heard in the new millennium." - AllAboutJazz.com
Presented in partnership with the Butler School of Music.
|Location:||Bass Concert Hall |
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|Contact:||Kendall A Wells|
|Sponsor:||Texas Performing Arts|