SummerStage Presents: Joshua Redman Quartet / Lou Donaldson / Tia Fuller / Alicia Olatuja at Charlie Parker Jazz Festival at Tompkins Square Park

Aliya Falk uploaded this event on June 22, 2017

Where

When

Sun, August 27, 2017
3:00 pm

Musicians

Joshua Redman
Joshua Redman

saxophone

Lou Donaldson
Lou Donaldson

saxophone

Tia Fuller
Tia Fuller

saxophone

Alicia Olatuja
Alicia Olatuja

vocalist

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Jazz veterans & rising stars pay tribute to innovator and Bebop master, Charlie “Bird” Parker

Joshua Redman

“Unparalleled among horn players today,” is the way JazzTimes (and a host of other noteworthy publications and critics, in so many words) describe longtime jazz legend Joshua Redman. Often referred to as one of the top sax men of his generation, Redman has worked with some of the most treasured jazz artists of all time, counting McCoy Tyner, Brad Mehldau, The Bad Plus, and Brooklyn Rider. While he has the ability to seamlessly blend into an ensemble and flawlessly synergize with the group, he can just as easily break out into a solo that drops the jaws of jazz fans of all ages. While his globally-successful recorded albums are a delight, many posit that his live shows are simply the stuff of legend. Aside from his stellar saxophone majesty, Redman is a stupendous composer and bandleader. With longstanding friends and collaborators at his side (Aaron Goldberg, Reuben Rogers, and Gregory Hutchinson), Redman leads The Joshua Redman Quartet to unprecedented heights of musical innovation. With stylistic motifs that date back to the ‘50s, the Joshua Redman Quartet is still a cutting-edge, thoroughly modern enterprise in jazz celebration....

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