Billy Hart Quartet: Mark Turner, Ethan Iverson, Ben Street

Billy Hart Quartet: Mark Turner, Ethan Iverson, Ben Street

$25/Adv $30/Door No Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “… spontaneous musical conversation… beautifully crafted….” – The Guardian Billy Hart is one of the most recorded jazz drummers of the last five decades. He is a dynamic musician/composer whose career has encompassed the R&B of Otis Redding and the jazz artistry of Jimmy Smith, as well as Wes Montgomery and Charles Lloyd. His propulsive style laid the foundation for Herbie Hancock’s “Mwandishi” period, a cornerstone of the fusion era. For the past ten years Hart’s quartet has featured saxophonist Mark Turner (Fly), pianist Ethan Iverson (The Bad Plus), and bassist Ben Street. One Is The Other is the group’s most recent recording. The Jazz Journalist’s Association named Billy Hart “Traps Drummer of the Year” for 2013....
The Cookers

The Cookers

Monday, August 12, 9:00 PM The Cookers $25/Adv $28/Door No Comps Sponsored by A Train Law Group Doors at 8:30 PM 1/2 Price for Students! Student tickets available at the door. “…something epic and historic…” – David Weiss Jazz veterans Billy Harper (tenor saxophone), Eddie Henderson (trumpet), George Cables (piano), Cecil McBee (bass), Billy Hart (drums), David Weiss (trumpet), and Craig Handy (saxophone) forge a world-class union collectively known as The Cookers. Taking their name from a 1965 Blue Note album by the late, great trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, this exciting new all-star septet summons up an aggressive mid ’60s spirit on their new album Warriors, a potent collection of expansive post-bop originals marked by all the requisite killer instincts and pyrotechnic playing expected of some of the heaviest hitters on the scene today....
The Cookers

The Cookers

Monday, August 12, 7:00 PM The Cookers $25/Adv $28/Door No Comps Sponsored by A Train Law Group Door and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “…something epic and historic…” – David Weiss Jazz veterans Billy Harper (tenor saxophone), Eddie Henderson (trumpet), George Cables (piano), Cecil McBee (bass), Billy Hart (drums), David Weiss (trumpet), and Craig Handy (saxophone) forge a world-class union collectively known as The Cookers. Taking their name from a 1965 Blue Note album by the late, great trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, this exciting new all-star septet summons up an aggressive mid ’60s spirit on their new album Warriors, a potent collection of expansive post-bop originals marked by all the requisite killer instincts and pyrotechnic playing expected of some of the heaviest hitters on the scene today....