NYC Winter Jazzfest presents: From Detroit To The World: Celebrating The Jazz Legacy of Detroit and Honoring Marcus Belgrave with Ron Carter, Sheila Jordan & Louis Hayes
Winter Jazzfest celebrates Detroit’s jazz history and the legacy of late trumpeter Marcus Belgrave. The evening begins with a conversation led by author and historian Mark Stryker on the rich history of Detroit Jazz. Vocalist, composer, producer Joan Belgrave (widow of Marcus Belgrave) will present the vocal segment of this journey swinging with her Detroit Sound Ensemble. Then the Marcus Belgrave Legacy Ensembleperforms with Marcus Belgrave’s protégés Robert Hurst, Karriem Riggins, JD Allen, Dwight Adams, Theo Croker, Kelvin Sholar, and Ali Jackson. Next performing the Detroit Jazz Royalty Ensemblecomposed of Jazz Masters Ron Carter, Louis Hayes and Sheila Jordan joined with Detroit-born pianist Johnny O’Neal. Closing will once again be Marcus Belgrave’s protégés in the ensemble “Taking it Forward” with Robert Hurst, Karriem Riggins, Ali Jackson, JD Allen, Dwight Adams, Theo Croker, Greg Glassman, Kevin Sholar, and joined by Kassa Overall.
Venue: (Le) Poisson Rouge
158 Bleecker St.
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