Monty Alexander discovered jazz at a Nat King Cole concert and played his first New York gig at Sinatra’s old haunt called “Jilly’s.” Alexander offers fresh, inventive readings on “Sweet Lorraine,” “Come Fly with Me,” and more – with vocalists James DeFrances and Allan Harris. Wendell Pierce hosts.
For his uncompromising, serious music, the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival was eager to present Charles Lloyd. He could bring any group, they told him. Charles said he would bring Sangam (means confluence), his east-west trio with Zakir Hussain on tablas, Eric Harland on drums, and Lloyd on saxophone.
Join Bethany Cagle for wonderful live music! The Rebecca Penneys Piano Festival is underway at USF - and one of the acclaimed faculty members, pianist Omri Shimron, will stop by our Tampa studio to talk about this exciting festival and play music from the French Suite by Bach, as well as selections by Bartok and CPE Bach.
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Classical Performance - Omri Shimron - July 22, 2014