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CUTTIN' UP!: Lew Tabackin and JD Allen at Ginny's Supper Club


Ginny's Supper Club
310 Lenox Avenue
New York, NY


Fri, April 12, 2013
8:00 pm




Lew Tabackin
Lew Tabackin
sax, tenor
JD Allen
JD Allen
sax, tenor
Mark Taylor
Mark Taylor


Cuttin' Up! is a remix of the old-style cuttin' contest tradition in jazz, where musicians challenged one another and rose to the occasion of greatness. Across generations and sax styles, Lew Tabackin and JD Allen face off!

Lew Tabackin is recognized as a virtuoso, a bold, hard-driving tenor saxophonist. Lew has played in the big bands of Clark Terry, Duke Pearson, and Thad Jones and Mel Lewis as well as George Wein's Newport All-Star Band, the Carnegie Hall Jazz Band and his own renowned orchestra, co-led with Toshiko Akiyoshi.

Hailed by the New York Times as “a tenor saxophonist with an enigmatic, elegant and hard-driving style,” JD Allen has performed, recorded, and toured with legends Lester Bowie, George Cables, Betty Carter, Louis Hayes , Ron Carter, Jack DeJohnette, Frank Foster Big Band and Winard Harper....

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Greg Thomas uploaded this event on April 8, 2013