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Soul Station Record Release Party! at Jazz Standard


Jazz Standard
116 East 27th Street
New York, NY


Tue, October 2, 2018
7:30 pm

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Tenor Saxophonist Eli Degibri Evokes Sense of Déjà Vu with Innovative Reworking of Tenor Saxophonist Hank Mobley's Iconic Soul Station.

Two sets! 7:30 pm & 9:30 pm

Saxophonist, composer, and bandleader Eli Degibri delivers charismatic performances as “an exception­ally melodic improviser with a big, bold tenor tone" (Bill Milkowski, JazzTimes). The Israeli–born musi­cian made his bones with the groups of Herbie Hancock and Al Foster; he possesses, said Hancock, “the potential to be a formidable force in the evolution of jazz.”

Now a skilled leader in his own right, Degibri has assembled an incandescent quartet of youthful compatriots, including pianist Tom Oren and drummer Eviatar Slivnik. At this writing, Eli Degibri is at work on his next recording project: A tribute to legend­ary saxophonist Hank Mobley – one of Degibri’s biggest inspirations – and specifically to Mobley's 1960 hard–bop masterpiece, Soul Station. ...

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