JTS Presents: The Jewish-African American Jazz Experience, featuring the Juilliard Jazz Ensemble
Thursday, April 4, 2013, 7:30-9:00 p.m.
at The Jewish Theological Seminary
3080 Broadway (at 122nd Street), New York City
Performers: Braxton Cook, saxophone; Alphonso Horne, trumpet; Samora Pinderhughes, piano; Dan Stein, bass; and Sammy Miller, drums.
The concert will include music of prominent Jewish and African American jazz composers, and will explore the unique connections between the compositions and cultures.
Admission is by ticket only. Online ticket ordering is closed. However, you can get tickets at JTS tonight for this concert from 6:30 pm onward. Look for the "Box Office/Ticket Purchase" table. Space is limited.
Juilliard Jazz Ensembles
The Juilliard Jazz Ensembles are a feature of Juilliard Jazz Studies, an innovative program that combines education in the history and tradition of jazz with unparalleled professional performance opportunities. The faculty is comprised of distinguished educators and musicians who challenge students to be equally skilled as improvisers, band leaders, sidemen, and educators. The Juilliard Jazz Ensembles tour and perform regularly at the Juilliard School, Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, and the Blue Note in New York City, often featuring legendary guest artists such as Herbie Hancock, Branford Marsalis, and Terence Blanchard, among others.