The Life and Music of Joe Henderson
Nov 18, 2013 08:00 AM - 10:15 AM
New York, NY (October 23, 2013) – The music of legendary jazz saxophonist and innovator Joe Henderson launches “NEA Masters on Masters” a new jazz series in Rahway, New Jersey featuring compositions by Henderson performed by The Renee Rosnes Quartet, featuring Jimmy Greene on Tenor Saxophone, Peter Washington on Bass, Lewis Nash on Drums and Rosnes on piano.
Renee Rosnes is one of the premier pianists and composers of her generation. She has made significant contributions to the bands of Joe Henderson, Wayne Shorter, JJ Johnson, James Moody, Buster Williams, Bobby Hutcherson and many others.
She is accompanied by a stellar cast of Peter Washington, Lewis Nash and Jimmy Greene.
"Renee Rosnes is one of our greatest jazz pianists, and her influence can be heard around the globe," said Jim Luce, Artistic Director and Curator of NEA Masters on Masters. "Her spirit and virtuosity can be felt in every musical situation she is in, and she occupies a special place in the history of modern jazz performance.
We are thrilled to present an extended canvas to explore and celebrate the life and the music of jazz saxophonist and NEA Jazz Master Joe Henderson as seen through the eyes of Renee Rosnes, and other prominent observers of jazz.
WIth only 199 seats, Hamilton Stage is a new and intimate home for New York area jazz lovers to experience cutting-edge concert programming in the march toward a new tipping point of creative expression in jazz."
Hamilton Stage For The Performing Arts
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