Part of JZ1 Jazz
(in order of appearance)
Jason Moran's Fats Waller Dance Party:
Jason Moran, piano / Fender Rhodes
Ms. Lisa Harris, vocals
Leron Thomas, trumpet / vocals
Tarus Mateen, bass
Charles Haynes, drums
Aaron Diehl Presents "Jelly & George" featuring Adam Birnbaum and Cécile McLorin Salvant:
Aaron Diehl, music director / piano
Adam Birnbaum, piano
Cécile McLorin Salvant, vocals
Paul Sikivie, bass
Lawrence Leathers, drums
Evan Christopher, clarinet
Brandon Lee, trumpet
Corey Wilcox, trombone
About This Performance
Celebrate some of the most influential jazz musicians of all time with this evening of jazz piano. “Jelly & George” is a tribute to jazz pioneers Jelly Roll Morton and George Gershwin, featuring the fresh perspectives of American jazz pianist/composer Aaron Diehl and extraordinary vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant.
Opening is Jason Moran’s supergroup, Fats Waller Dance Party, bringing the legacy of singer/pianist Fats Waller into the 21st century with a mix of funk, hip-hop and dance.
Programs, artists, dates, prices and availability subject to change.