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J.D. Allen Quartet Featuring Liberty Ellman

04/02/19 through 04/03/19 | 7:30 PM-9:30 PM

Jazz Standard

116 E. 27th Street Map

212-576-2232

$30


02-04-2019 12:00:00 03-04-2019 12:00:00 America/New_York J.D. Allen Quartet Featuring Liberty Ellman | 7:30 PM-9:30 PM The result of a patient and painstaking confrontation with the fundamentals of his chosen art form, JD Allen's unique and compelling voice on the tenor saxophone has earned him a well–earned place among the elite of the contemporary jazz world. The Detroit native served much of his musical apprenticeship in New York, from his lengthy tenure with Betty Carter to associations with Lester Bowie, Ron Carter, the Frank Foster Big Band, and Butch Morris, among others. His 1999 debut CD In Search Of...drew critical plaudits; Pharoah's Children (Criss Cross, 2002) was a "Critics' Picks" Top 10 Albums of the Year inJazzizMagazine. In 2018, JD Allen embraced the jazz ballad form with a superb Savant release, Love Stone, including his rapturous renditions of such classics as "Stranger In Paradise" and "Until the Real Thing Comes Along." The album also featured the exceptional guitarist Liberty Ellman, who will join JD Allen for this Jazz Standard double–header. J.D. Allen – tenor saxophone Liberty Ellman – guitar Ian Kenslar – bass Nic Cacioppo – drums http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=354015 Jazz Standard Jazz Standard

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The result of a patient and painstaking confrontation with the fundamentals of his chosen art form, JD Allen's unique and compelling voice on the tenor saxophone has earned him a well–earned place among the elite of the contemporary jazz world. The Detroit native served much of his musical apprenticeship in New York, from his lengthy tenure with Betty Carter to associations with Lester Bowie, Ron Carter, the Frank Foster Big Band, and Butch Morris, among others. His 1999 debut CD In Search Of...drew critical plaudits; Pharoah's Children (Criss Cross, 2002) was a "Critics' Picks" Top 10 Albums of the Year inJazzizMagazine. In 2018, JD Allen embraced the jazz ballad form with a superb Savant release, Love Stone, including his rapturous renditions of such classics as "Stranger In Paradise" and "Until the Real Thing Comes Along." The album also featured the exceptional guitarist Liberty Ellman, who will join JD Allen for this Jazz Standard double–header. J.D. Allen – tenor saxophone Liberty Ellman – guitar Ian Kenslar – bass Nic Cacioppo – drums

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