• 16/07/2023
  • 21:00

Joel Ross/James Brandon Lewis

Joel Ross, “Parables”

In recent years, Joel Ross has honed an expressiveness true to his sound and generation. In 2019, the vibraphonist-composer released his long-awaited debut album on Blue Note, “Kingmaker,” to resounding critical acclaim. He was voted best vibraphonist in the “Rising Star” category of DownBeat magazine’s critics’ referendum. With the release of “Who Are You?” in 2020, Ross documented a year of the highest level of musical research and experimentation.


Joel Ross – Vibraphone
Gabrielle Garo – Flute
Marquis Hill – Trumpet
Godwin Louis – Alto sax
Maria Grand – Tenor Sax
Kalia Vandever – Trombone
Sean Mason – Piano
Rick Rosato – Bass Guitar
Craig Weinrib – Drums

James Brandon Lewis, “Unruly Manifest.”

James Brandon Lewis, saxophonist and composer, is considered among the most creative young talents in African American jazz. Born in Buffalo, New York, in 1983, Lewis achieved a solid artistic maturity by studying all phases of contemporary American music, from gospel to fusion, rap to free jazz.


James Brandon Lewis – Tenor Sax
Kirk Knuffke – cornet
Anthony Pirog – Guitar
Shahzad Ismaily – Bass guitar, electronics
Ches Smith – Drums

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