Hot Jazz Client's Appearances
Friday, May 7, 2004
Houston Person Quartet - Starry Nights, American Museum of Natural History's Rose Center for Earth and Space - New York, NY (Main entrance to the Rose Center for Earth and Space is located at 81st Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue.) Featuring Houston Person, tenor saxophone; Stan Hope, piano; Per-ola Gadd, acoustic bass; Chip White, drums
Performances are 5:30-6:30 and 7:00-8:00 p.m
Houston Person, the internationally acclaimed tenor saxophonist, has recorded over 75 albums and has played with such legends as singer Etta Jones, Johnny Hammond, and Johnny Smith. "Houston Person plays beautifully, in a warm, honest, uncomplicated style."Bill Buchanan
Starry nights: Live jazz at the rose center for earth and space at the American Museum of Natural History, continues at the American Museum of Natural History's Rose Center for Earth and Space with sizzling live jazz in one of the most spectacular settings in New York. Visitors to Starry Nights, which is presented the first Friday of every month, can also enjoy tapas and wine and other beverages. Harold Mabern's Trio will be next on this schedule, June 4, with a live WBGO broadcast.
The Museum's suggested admission of $12.00 for adults, $9.00 for students and seniors, and $7.00 for children covers entry to the Museum and to Starry Nights. For general information, call 212-769-5100.
JOE COHN / HARRY ALLEN QUARTET
COOKING IN HELL'S KITCHEN
ZUNI, 9TH AVE @ 43RD ST.
EVERY MONDAY sublime saxophonist HARRY ALLEN & drummer CHUCK RIGGS are part of JOE COHN's long-running gig, with JOEL FORBES on acoustic bass. No microphones, no stage, NO COVER CHARGE, just intimate music.
JOE COHN, described in JazzTimes as "a brilliant musician ... one of the really great ones," is son of the late, ground-breaking saxophonist and arranger Al Cohn. After years of fronting a popular trio here, Chuck Riggs has been added to make this a quartet.
HARRY ALLEN's tenor saxophone style draws on the influences of Al Cohn, Stan Getz, and Lester Young, blending perfectly with Forbes' bass and Cohn's guitar. Hear this lock-step harmony on "The Harry Allen Quartet" CD recorded this spring at Nola Studios with these musicians. Visit www.harryallenjazz.com for more on this young tenor master.
Sets start at 8:00 p.m. & 10:00 p.m. Reserve if you want a table near the music Mondays at 212.765.7626, ZUNI, 598 9th Avenue at 43rd St. Excellent, affordable full menu available. No cover charge.