Stephan Crump's Rosetta Trio at Birdland Theater
uploaded this event on March 28, 2019
Grammy-nominated, Memphis-bred Brooklynite bassist/composer Stephan Crump performs with his all-string Rosetta Trio in exploration of work from their new album,
The trio formed in 2005 to record an album of pieces written in the aftermath of 9/11. That “engaging and sublime meeting” (Signal to Noise) of Crump on acoustic bass with guitarists Liberty Ellman and Jamie Fox, produced Rosetta, which was greeted with inclusion on multiple top ten lists and ecstatic reviews for its narrative depth and outstanding performances. “Here is a string ensemble for the new century!" raved All About Jazz. Their second album, Reclamation (2010), “a low-key marvel” (JazzTimes), “bareness in emotion” (NPR), was much more than a follow-up effort, though it was the earlier album that gave the trio its name and its mission: to...