Jc Hopkins Biggish Band Featuring Melanie Charles And Solomon Hicks at Minton's Playhouse
ARE GROUP uploaded this event on December 30, 2017
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Described as a modern-day Hoagy Carmichael, Grammy-nominated pianist, composer and impresario JC Hopkins has cultivated a multi-generational ensemble of jazz titans drawing from a range of talent that spans multiple generations. The group recently recorded Meet Me At Minton’s – a compilation of classic big band hits amongst a string of scintillating originals. The album features the late jazz poet laureate Jon Hendricks, alongside Grammy-award winning vocalist Andy Bey, Thelonious Monk Vocal Competition winner Jazzmeia Horn and co-founder of legendary funk duo Sister Sledge, Kathy Sledge, the aptly titled Meet Me At Minton’s displays a powerhouse of esteemed vocalists, ranging from emerging prodigies to accomplished veterans of jazz.