Carnegie Hall Presents

The Shape of Jazz

From New Orleans to Brazil, Puerto Rico, and Vienna, this popular series charts a course through jazz traditions on an international scale.These unmatched performances pay tribute to legends of the genre as well as showcase emerging talents who are translating the art form for the 21st century.Doors open one hour early for Late Nights at Zankel Hall, the next generation in the popular tradition of social clubs and cabaret spaces where you can enjoy a pre-concert drink or snack.

Jon Batiste and Stay Human

Miguel Zenón

Zawinul Legacy Band

Trio da Paz

Jon Batiste and Stay Human

Zankel Hall
Saturday, October 12, 2013 | 9 PM

Performers

Jon Batiste and Stay Human
Jon Batiste, Piano and Harmonaboard
Stay Human
·· Eddie Barbash, Alto Saxophone and Washboard
·· Ibanda Ruhumbika, Tuba and Trombone
·· Joe Saylor, Drums and Tambourine

With:
Barry Stephenson, Electric Bass and Acoustic Bass
Jamison Ross, Drums and Percussion
Equally at home performing in a second line on the streets of New Orleans as in renowned concert halls around the world, Jon Batiste puts his virtuosic piano chops to work with his clever use of the harmonaboard in energetic performances with his band Stay Human.

This concert is part of Late Nights at Zankel Hall.

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"Kindergarten"


Jon Batiste, Piano

Miguel Zenón

Identities are Changeable: Tales from the Diaspora

Zankel Hall
Saturday, December 7, 2013 | 9:30 PM

Performers

Miguel Zenón, Alto Saxophone
Luis Perdomo, Piano
Hans Glawischnig, Bass
Henry Cole, Drums
Will Vinson, Alto Saxophone
Michael Thomas, Alto Saxophone
John Ellis, Tenor Saxophone
Samir Zarif, Tenor Saxophone
Chris Cheek, Baritone Saxophone
Mat Jodrell, Trumpet
Jonathan Powell, Trumpet
Michael Rodriguez, Trumpet
Alexander Norris, Trumpet
Tim Albright, Trombone
Alan Ferber, Trombone
Ryan Keberle, Trombone
David Dempewolfe, Videographer
One of the most groundbreaking saxophonists of his generation, Miguel Zenón represents a select group of musicians who have masterfully balanced innovation and tradition. The MacArthur Fellow and Grammy nominee perfectly blends Latin American folkloric music and jazz to create an entirely new musical language for the 21st century. The Puerto Rican–born alto saxophonist comes to Carnegie Hall with a unique multimedia tribute to his spirited homeland.

This concert is part of Late Nights at Zankel Hall.

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"Jugete"


Miguel Zenón, Saxophone
Marsalis Music

Zawinul Legacy Band

Zankel Hall
Saturday, March 8, 2014 | 9:30 PM

Performers

Zawinul Legacy Band
·· Scott Kinsey, Keyboards
·· Hadrien Feraud, Bass
·· Robert Thomas Jr., Percussion and Hand Drums
·· Michael Baker, Drums
·· Katisse Buckingham, Saxophones and Flutes
Viennese jazz artist Josef Erich “Joe” Zawinul combined traditional jazz with elements of rock and world music. Comprising alums from several of his musical projects, the Zawinul Legacy Band unites to honor this pioneering jazz keyboardist and composer.

This concert is part of Late Nights at Zankel Hall.

Trio da Paz

The Music of Antônio Carlos Jobim and Stan Getz

Zankel Hall
Saturday, April 5, 2014 | 9:30 PM

Performers

Trio da Paz
·· Romero Lubambo, Guitar
·· Nilson Matta, Bass
·· Duduka da Fonseca, Drums

with
Harry Allen, Tenor Saxophone
Joe Locke, Vibraphone
Maucha Adnet, Vocals
Featuring three of Brazil's most in-demand musicians, Trio da Paz redefines Brazilian jazz with its harmonically adventurous interactions, daring improvisations, and dazzling rhythms. Joined by tenor saxophonist Harry Allen, vibraphonist Joe Locke, and vocalist Maucha Adnet, the group brings its infectious spirit to Carnegie Hall for a program that features the works of famed Brazilian composer Antônio Carlos Jobim and American tenor saxophone giant Stan Getz.

This concert is part of Late Nights at Zankel Hall.

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"Copacabana"


Trio da Paz | Joe Locke, Vibraphone
Max Jazz Records