Carnegie Hall Presents

The Shape of Jazz

This 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.
November 3, 2017
Catherine Russell
January 27, 2018
Matthew Shipp Trio
Roscoe Mitchell, Saxophone
April 28, 2018
John Patitucci Guitar Quartet

Catherine Russell

Harlem On My Mind

Zankel Hall
Friday, November 3, 2017 | 9 PM

Performers

Catherine Russell
Matt Munisteri, Music Director and Guitar
Mark Shane, Piano
Tal Ronen, Bass
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.

Part of Late Nights at Zankel Hall.

Matthew Shipp Trio
Roscoe Mitchell, Saxophone

The Free Jazz Movement

Zankel Hall
Saturday, January 27, 2018 | 9 PM

Performers

Matthew Shipp Trio
·· Michael Bisio, Bass
·· Newman Taylor Baker, Drums
·· Matthew Shipp, Piano
Roscoe Mitchell, Saxophone
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.

Part of Late Nights at Zankel Hall.

John Patitucci Guitar Quartet

Zankel Hall
Saturday, April 28, 2018 | 9 PM

Performers

John Patitucci Guitar Quartet
·· John Patitucci, Bass
·· Steve Cardenas, Guitar
·· Adam Rogers, Guitar
·· Brian Blade, Drums
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.

Part of Late Nights at Zankel Hall.