popular series showcases popular jazz traditions from Harlem’s golden age to
soulful guitar virtuosity. Doors
open one hour early for these Late Nights at Zankel Hall events, giving
everyone time for a pre-concert drink.
Catherine Russell celebrates the golden age of Harlem with jazz, blues, and roots music inspired by fabled performers and composers. Russell channels legendary singers Ethel Waters, Billie Holiday, and Dinah Washington in the swinging music of Fats Waller, Benny Carter, Irving Berlin, and others.
Catherine Russell Matt Munisteri, Music Director and Guitar Mark Shane, Piano Tal Ronen, Bass Mark McLean, Drums
Cutting-edge jazz pianist Matthew Shipp collaborates with Roscoe Mitchell, one of the founding fathers of free jazz, for an evening of radically unfettered improvisation in the spirit of the trailblazing Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, formed in 1965.
Matthew Shipp Trio ·· Michael Bisio, Bass ·· Newman Taylor Baker, Drums ·· Matthew Shipp, Piano Roscoe Mitchell, Saxophone
Bassist John Patitucci leads a quartet that celebrates the uniquely Brooklyn vibe of the neighborhood where he grew up. Patitucci and his group, featuring two lead guitarists and a world-class drummer, play the blues, funk, jazz, and soul that continue to inspire.
John Patitucci Electric Guitar Quartet ·· John Patitucci, Electric Bass ·· Brian Blade, Drums ·· Adam Rogers, Guitar ·· Steve Cardenas, Guitar