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Houston Person with Chuck Redd Quartet at Carlyle Room

Posted by Chris Grasso on April 6, 2023


Carlyle Room
1350 I St Nw
Washington, DC
(202) 516-5971

Houston Person with Chuck Redd Quartet at Carlyle Room


Sat, June 17, 2023
7:00 pm

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Houston Person
saxophone, tenor
Chuck Redd


Fresh off a two-week run with John Pizzarelli at New York’s famed Café Carlyle, Chuck Redd brings his quartet to the Carlyle Room in Washington DC with special guest Houston Person, the legendary tenor saxophonist with whom Redd has recorded two albums (Nice and Easy and The Common Thread). They’re joined by Chris Grasso (piano), Corcoran Holt (bass) and Lenny Robinson (drums).

With his robust sound and swinging style, Houston Person has kept the hard bop and organ-soaked soul-jazz traditions alive. Emerging from organist Johnny “Hammond” Smith’s group, Person established his reputation as one of the Big Boss tenors in the Gene Ammons style with albums like 1968's Blue Odyssey, 1969’s Goodness and 1970's Person to Person! From the '80s onward, he balanced his love of groove-based R&B with more hard-swinging acoustic sessions, joining contemporaries like Ron Carter and Teddy Edwards as well as younger players like Joey DeFrancesco and Christian. He recorded extensively with singer Etta Jones and has remained a torchbearer for the big tenor sound, releasing warmly attenuated standards and soul-jazz dates like 2015's Something Personal and 2021's Live in Paris....

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