Harlem Stage will celebrate the 7th Annual National Chamber Music Month with a performance from drummer Kendrick Scott’s Oracle ensemble and the Attacca Quartet on May 31.
Scott has toured and recorded with a wide array of artists, including Herbie Hancock, Marcus Miller, Charles Lloyd, The Crusaders, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Kurt Elling, and Terence Blanchard, on whose Grammy-winning Blue Note album, A Tale of God’s Will (2007), he appeared. As a bandleader, Kendrick has released Reverence (2011) and four albums with his band Oracle—The Source (2007), Conviction (2013), We Are the Drum (2015), and the new A Wall Becomes a Bridge.
Attacca Quartet has sold out concerts from Carnegie Hall and Radio City Music Hall to National Public Radio’s Tiny Desk Concerts. The group has received international acclaim as the first-prize winners of the 7th Osaka International Chamber Music Competition; earned the top prize and were Listeners’ Choice award recipients of the Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition; and were Grand Prize Winners of the 60th annual Coleman Chamber Ensemble Competition. They have served as Juilliard’s Graduate Resident String Quartet, the Quartet in Residence at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Quartet in Residence at Texas State University.
The concert is supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.
For more information on Harlem Stage, visit: www.harlemstage.org.
Chamber Music America: Kendrick Scott and Oracle and The Attacca Quartet
Presented in collaboration with Chamber Music America
Friday, May 31
Price: Free (with RSVP)
Harlem Stage Gatehouse – 150 Convent Ave. (at West 135th Street)
Box Office Location: Harlem Stage Gatehouse (150 Convent Avenue at West 135th Street, Manhattan).
Box Office Hours: Regular box office hours are 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, except on performance days when the box office remains open until one hour after the start of the performance.
By Phone: 212.281.9240 ext. 19