Harlem based piano phenom, Emmet Cohen, swings through town with his all-star trio featuring Late Show with Stephen Colbert’s bassist, Russell Hall, and drummer Evan Sherman, recently on tour with Wynton Marsalis.
The trio is known for its range and uplifting dynamism, representing Cohen’s “kaleidoscopic sense of musical narrative,” as noted in Downbeat Magazine’s current edition. Audience members can expect to be treated to a master class in stylistic juxtapositions, including the melding of stride, blues, church, swing, bebop, free, and contemporary styles, resulting in the innovative sound of Jazz’s future. The Trio will also feature selections from Cohen’s latest album releases, “Masters Legacy Series Vol. 1,” which features famed Miles Davis drummer Jimmy Cobb, and “Vol. 2”, showcasing revered acoustic bass pioneer, Ron Carter.