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DOUBLE FEATURE WEEK:

Jazz By 5: Randy Brecker, Javon Jackson, George Cables, Eddie Gomez, Jimmy Cobb

JAZZ BY 5

Randy Brecker, tp
Javon Jackson, sax
George Cables, p
Eddie Gomez, b
Jimmy Cobb, dr


Cécile McLorin Salvant

CECILE McLORIN SALVANT

Cécile McLorin Salvant is a 2016 Grammy Award Winner for the Best Jazz Vocal Album «For One To Love.» 

She released three CDs so far: «Cécile and the Jean-François Bonnel Paris Quintet»,  «Woman Child» with Aaron Diehl, Rodney Whitaker, Herlin Riley and James Chirillo and her latest release «For One To Love» on Mack Avenue Records.

After the enthusiastic response at the Jazzfestivals 2013 and 2015, Cécile is back for six concerts in Marians Jazzroom, exclusive in Switzerland!

Cécile McLorin Salvant, voc
Aaron Diehl, p
Paul Sikivie, b
Lawrence Leathers, d
r


JAZZ BY 5

Randy Brecker

Randy Brecker has been shaping the sound of Jazz, R and B and Rock for more than three decades. His trumpet and flugelhorn performances have graced hundreds of albums by a wide range of artists from James Taylor, Bruce Springsteen, Chaka Khan, George Benson and Parliament-Funkadelics to Frank Sinatra, Steely Dan, David Sanborn, Horace Silver, Jaco Pastorius and Frank Zappa.

Javon Jackson

Javon Jackson was a member of Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers and he toured extensively and made many recordings with the legendary drummer. Jackson remained a member with Blakey until the drummer's untimely death in 1990. Since that time, Javon has performed, toured and recorded with various Jazz luminaries that include Elvin Jones, Charlie Haden, Freddie Hubbard, Ron Carter, Cedar Walton, Nat Adderley, Betty Carter, Bobby Hutcherson, Jon Faddis, Stanley Turrentine and Les McCann.

George Cables

Born in New York City on November 14, 1944, the sought-after pianist George Cables has performed and recorded with some of the greatest jazz musicians of our time, including: Art Pepper, Joe Henderson, Roy Haynes, Max Roach, Art Blakey, Sonny Rollins, Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, Sarah Vaughn, Tony Williams, Bobby Hutcherson and Dizzy Gillespie. He is greatly in demand for his sensitive accompaniment and has a reputation as everyone's favorite sideman.

Eddie Gomez

Legendary bassist and two-time Grammy Award winner Eddie Gomez has been on the cutting edge of music for over four decades. His impressive resumé includes performances with jazz giants such as Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Bill Evans, Gerry Mulligan and Benny Goodman. Eddie’s unique sound and style can be heard on many Grammy winning records as well as on hundreds of recordings spanning the worlds of jazz, classical, Latin jazz, rhythm & blues, popular and contemporary music.

Jimmy Cobb

Jimmy Cobb was born in 1929. A superb, mostly self-taught musician, Jimmy is the elder statesman of all the incredible Miles Davis bands. Jimmy's inspirational work with Miles, John Coltrane, Cannonball Adderly and Co. spanned 1957 until 1963, and included the masterpiece "Kind of Blue", the most popular jazz recording in history. He also played on "Sketches of Spain", “Someday My Prince will Come", "Live at Carnegie Hall”, "Live at the Blackhawk", "Porgy and Bess", and many, many other watermark Miles Davis recordings.

Audio sample: Javon Jackson


CECILE McLORIN SALVANT

Cécile McLorin Salvant

Cécile McLorin Salvant was born and raised in Miami, Florida of a French mother and a Haitian father. She started classical piano studies at 5, and began singing in the Miami Choral Society at 8. In 2007, Cécile moved to Aix-en-Provence, France, to study law as well as classical and baroque voice. It was there, that she started learning improvisation, instrumental and vocal repertoire ranging from the 1910s on, and sang with her first band. In 2009, after a series of concerts in Paris, she recorded her first album "Cécile", with Jean-François Bonnel's Paris Quintet. A year later, she won the Thelonious Monk competition in Washington D.C. Cécile performs unique interpretations of unknown and scarcely recorded jazz and blues compositions. She focuses on a theatrical portrayal of the jazz standard and composes music and lyrics which she also sings in French, her native language as well as in Spanish. She enjoys popularity in Europe and in the United States, performing in clubs, concert halls, and festivals accompanied by renowned musicians like Jean-Francois Bonnel, Rodney Whitaker, Aaron Diehl, Dan Nimmer, Sadao Watanabe, Jacky Terrasson, Archie Shepp, and Jonathan Batiste. Cécile released three CDs so far: “Cécile and the Jean-François Bonnel Paris Quintet”, “Woman Child” with Aaron Diehl, Rodney Whitaker, Herlin Riley and James Chirillo and her latest release “For One To Love” on Mack Avenue Records. The latter has been nominated for a Grammy Award in 2016 in the category “Best Vocal Jazz Album”. After the enthusiastic response at the Jazzfestivals 2013 and 2015, Cécile is back for six concerts in Marians Jazzroom, exclusive in Switzerland!

Konzerte Jazz By 5

Di. 17.5.2016, 19.30 Uhr
Mi. 18.5.2016, 22.00 Uhr
Do. 19.5.2016, 19.30 Uhr
Fr. 20.5.2016, 22.00 Uhr
Sa. 21.5.2016, 15.00 + 19.30 Uhr

(Türöffnung:
1. Konzert 19.00 Uhr /
2. Konzert 21.30 Uhr)

Eintrittspreis: CHF 42.-

Konzerte C. McLorin

Di. 17.5.2016, 22.00 Uhr
Mi. 18.5.2016, 19.30 Uhr
Do. 19.5.2016, 22.00 Uhr
Fr. 20.5.2016, 19.30 Uhr
Sa. 21.5.2016, 17.15 + 22.00 Uhr

(Türöffnung:
1. Konzert 19.00 Uhr /
2. Konzert 21.30 Uhr)

Eintrittspreis: CHF 48.-

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