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The Spirit of Harlem

  • Hudson Hall 327 Warren Street Hudson, NY, 12534 United States (map)

Drawing on Harlem’s rich musical past and featuring some of today’s hottest jazz stars, take a journey on the A Train to Minton’s Playhouse and Carnegie Hall, paying homage to Duke Ellington, James P. Johnson, Dizzy Gillespie, Billie Holiday, Miles Davis, and Charlie Parker along the way. Catch this outstanding octet before they head off to headline the New Generation Festival with Catskill Jazz Factory in Florence, Italy.

Led by Dominick Farinacci, trumpet
Patrick Bartley Jr., saxophone/clarinet
Shenel Johns, vocals
Michela Marino Lerman, tap percussion
Jonathan Michel, bass
Mathis Picard, piano
Kyle Poole, drums
Christian Tamburr, vibes
Narration and spoken word by Orlando Watson

with special guest trumpeter Keyon Harrold (NAS, Common, Erykah Badu) & bassist Russell Hall (Wynton Marsalis, Jon Batiste & Stay Human Band, Wayne Shorter)

Photo by JD Urban @theeverydaypeopleproject