Kendra Shank Group Feat. Billy Drewes, Pete Mccann, Dean Johnson at 55 Bar
Kendra Shank uploaded this event on November 2, 2018
Fri, November 30, 2018
Save the date!
KENDRA SHANK - voice
BILLY DREWES - alto & soprano sax
PETE McCANN - guitar
DEAN JOHNSON - bass
"Imaginative and daring." -Steve Futterman, THE NEW YORKER
KENDRA SHANK's "last Friday" residency at the historic 55 Bar this month features master saxophonist, composer and Grammy-winner Billy Drewes who appears on 2 of her CDs; the brilliant and versatile guitarist Pete McCann; and master bassist Dean Johnson who has been her collaborator for 18 years and appears on 4 of her CDs. Shank's seven CDs have won numerous “Best of the Year” citations, a New York Times “Critic’s Choice,” Downbeat poll recognition, and accolades for her “delectable voice” (Terry Teachout, Time magazine) and "breathtakingly original concept" (Andrew Gilbert, Boston Globe). Her quartet's conversational interplay creates an in-the-moment experience of modern jazz, re-imagined standards, originals, world/folk influences, and open improvisations, all unified by Shank’s soulful storytelling and inventive phrasing....