Oliver Lake: Alto Madness at Roulette
Kerry Santullo uploaded this event on March 14, 2019
Fri, April 5, 2019
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Composer and saxophonist Oliver Lake, co-founder of the iconic World Saxophone Quartet—the saxes-only ensemble that spun through a mix of styles, from gospel to free jazz in the late seventies and eighties’ loft-jazz scene—revives that spirit with the alto sax quartet, Alto Madness. With Lake as performer and composer, the ensemble features titan saxophonists Bruce Williams, Darius Jones, and Michaël Attias, completed by drum master Pheeroan akLaff.
In this rare appearance—the third since the ensemble formed in 2014—Alto Madness will premiere Oliver Lake’s composition: Tone Poem 4 J.A.H...