Caramoor Jazz Festival I
Aug 01, 2009 03:00 PM - 10:30 PM
New York City-based French pianist and composer Pilc kicks off the 2-day festival on Saturday afternoon in a performance of his Chaplin Suite "Modern Lights"- music reflecting and inspired by Charlie Chaplin's films. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the recording of the John Coltrane masterpiece Giant Steps; legendary pianist Walton, who participated in these sessions, has assembled a band to pay tribute...followed by an outstanding program featuring the talent of a 25-year old Clayton who, with his trio, demonstrates why he is one of the most significant young pianists emerging today. Valdes returns with his quartet to give the evening some Cubanismo flavor. Dianne Reeves, one of the premiere vocalists in the world headlines this year's festival with her "Strings Attached" featuring guitar masters Malone and Lubambo. Jim Luce, Producer. Tickets: 25, $40, $55; Box Office: (914) 232-1252; email: [email protected] Just for Jazz: Great Performances Catering will grill chicken, ribs, burgers and hot dogs on the picnic lawns; no post-concert picnicking.
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