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Live from Alphabet City: Off Minor Jazz Series
Join us for an evening of jazz broadcasted live from the Alphabet City stage as part of the Off Minor Jazz Series. This septet ensemble will showcase their musical tribute to Benny Carter’s Further Definitions with a four-piece sax section.
Benny Carter’s 1961 recording, Further Definitions, stands as one of the great intergenerational and interracial documents in Jazz. Featuring four saxophonists: Charlie Rouse (from Thelonious Monk’s band), studio veteran Phil Woods, the Father of the tenor saxophone, Coleman Hawkins, and Carter, it was a revisiting of a concept Carter came up with for an April 1937 recording in Paris that also featured four saxophonists (Hawkins was on this date, as well). The rhythm section on FurtherView more