Christian McBride & James Gelfand at Koerner Hall

Christian McBride and Tip City & James Gelfand Trio

Christian McBride and Tip City & James Gelfand Trio

2016-2017 Season, The Royal Conservatory, Jazz, TD Jazz: The Art of the Trio
DATE: Saturday, May 13, 2017 | TIME: 8:00 pm
PRICE: Starting at $40.00
| VENUE: Koerner Hall
BUY TICKETS ONLINE: performance.rcmusic.ca/

Christian McBride and Tip City:
Christian McBride, bass; Emmet Cohen, piano; Rodney Jones, guitar.

James Gelfand Trio:
James Gelfand, piano; Morgan Moore, bass; Jim Doxas, drums.

The Philadelphia-born bassist, composer, arranger, and educator, Christian McBride, has been one of the most important and most omnipresent figures in the jazz world for 20 years, and has recently been named Artistic Director of the Newport Jazz Festival. The Philadelphia-born McBride has worked with the best of the very best – Freddie Hubbard, Sonny Rollins, J.J. Johnson, Ray Brown, Milt Jackson, McCoy Tyner, Roy Haynes, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, and Pat Metheny. In the R&B world, he has played with and arranged for Isaac Hayes, Chaka Khan, Natalie Cole, Lalah Hathaway, and the Godfather of Soul himself, James Brown. In the pop/rock world, he has collaborated with Sting, Carly Simon, Don Henley, and Bruce Hornsby, and in the hip-hop/neo-soul world with the Roots, D’Angelo, and Queen Latifah. Montreal-based pianist James Gelfand has received critical acclaim in both the jazz world and the film and television industry, and has performed on over 40 albums.

Postlude performance in the Leslie & Anna Dan Galleria.

THIS IS PART OF THE ROYAL CONSERVATORY’S TD JAZZ: THE ART OF THE TRIO CONCERT SERIES, A FIVE-CONCERT SERIES SUBSCRIPTION STARTS AT ONLY $182.50, OR MIX WITH CONCERTS FROM OTHER SERIES TO CREATE YOUR OWN PACKAGE

Web Editor
Latin Jazz Network is a project dedicated to the advancement of Latin jazz and its creators. Since 2000 LJN has been spreading the word about this wonderful music known under the umbrella term: LATIN JAZZ.

More from author

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Related posts

Promotionspot_img

Featured Posts

Boricua Pioneer · Angelina Rivera

If Hollywood made Angelina Rivera's life story into a biopic, the cast would include jazz legends William Marion Cook, Sidney Bechet, Freddy Guy, Fats...

Jazz, Latin Jazz, the Music Continuum and Dissipative Structures

Introduction If there is anything that we ought to have learned from the scientists, from Pythagoras and Archimedes, Ptolemy and Kepler, to Charles Darwin and...

Boricua Pioneer, Dama de la Salsa: Yolanda Rivera

Yolanda Rivera is the Undisputed Afro-Puerto Rican Queen of Salsa, a role model for emerging salseros and salseras, and, with the exception of Celia...

Puerto Rico Jazz: The Workshops

According to professor Warren R. Pinckney Jr., “The renaissance of Puerto Rican art music in the late 1950s and 1960s created a cultural climate...

Boricua Jazz Pioneer: Joseph Estevez Jr. aka Joe Loco (1921-1988)

How did the pianist JOE LOCO (Crazy Joe) acquire the nickname? Theories abound. According to Jose Mangual, Sr., "The 'loco' tag was hung on...

Boricua Pioneer Ana Otero: “The Pianist of America”

Mention the name Ana Otero to the average person in Puerto Rico or the States. More than likely, you will draw a blank. In...

Welcome To The Puerto Rico Project!

In 2017, I created the PUERTO RICO PROJECT in response to the devastating impact of Hurricane María on the island and its music community....

Remembering The Giant of the Keyboards

Charlie Palmieri (1927-1988) was a pianist, organist, composer, arranger, bandleader, educator, and Eddie Palmieri's elder brother. In 1926, Isabel and Carlos Palmieri migrated to the...

Frank Emilio Flynn · Amor & Piano

The name of the great Cuban composer and pianist Frank Emilio Flynn bears similarities to that of the Brasilian composer and saxophonist Moacir...

Mansfarroll · Dizzy el Afrocubano · Homenaje a Dizzy Gillespie

Celebrar a Dizzy Gillespie - el legendario trompetista y hermano gemelo en creatividad del gran Charlie Parker - no es infrecuente, especialmente entre...

Join our mailing list

Participate in contests, giveaways and more