James Weidman Piano Solo |jazz And A Small Selection Of "foolish" Tunes at Soapbox Gallery

Soapbox Gallery uploaded this event on March 6, 2020

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Soapbox Gallery
636 Dean Street
New York, NY
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Wed, April 1, 2020
7:30 pm

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Decades long experience with a multitude of notable artists — from his early days as accompanist to iconic vocalists Abbey Lincoln and Cassandra Wilson, on to his years as a member of M-Base Collective innovator Steve Coleman’s group and music director for the late great Kevin Mahogany, up to his current tenure with saxophonist Joe Lovano’s critically acclaimed nonet and Grammy nominated Us Five band — has proven pianist/composer/arranger James Weidman to be one of the most versatile artists in music today and prepared him well for his steady emergence as an important bandleader in his own right. Weidman’s versatility is evidenced in the wide ranging music of the various ensembles that he currently leads: The Aperturistic Trio (with bassist Harvey S and drummer Steve Williams) which explores his own cutting edge original compositions; The Rhythm Keepers (with Marvin Horne on guitar and Harvey S on bass), a group in the tradition of Nat King Cole’s classic trio that swings jazz standards out of the Great American Songbook; and Spiritual Impressions, an ensemble including singer Ruth Naomi Floyd that features him doubling on piano and organ performing his own stirring arrangements of gospel music out of the Black church...

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