Steve Wilson Super Band
featuring Patrice Rushen, James Genus & Billy Kilson / *JS:10 Anniversary Concert*
Friday, Apr 13, 2012 7:30 PM EDT
(6:30 PM Doors)
Jazz Standard, New York, NY
Our tenth anniversary celebration would not be complete without an appearance by Steve Wilson, who’s been playing JAZZ STANDARD for more than a decade and continues to be “essential to this city’s jazz landscape” (Wall Street Journal). Formerly a crucial sideman in the bands of Lionel Hampton, Dave Holland, Buster Williams, and Chick Corea; his recording career as a leader began in 1991 with New York Summit (Criss Cross). During the past year, Steve has played rapturously received sets at the Detroit Jazz Festival with his post–bop quartet, Wilsonian’s Grain; and at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. with his moving Charlie Parker tribute “Bird With Strings.” This week, Steve returns to JAZZ STANDARD with an exceptional quartet including the wonderful multi-Grammy nominated and first female Musical Director of the Grammy Awards (46th–48th) pianist/keyboardist Patrice Rushen (remember her Eighties hits “Remind Me” and “Forget Me Nots?”). “That’s why I call this Super Band – I don’t want to put this into a certain category, I want free range for us all to explore, be creative, and most of all have fun.” (Steve Wilson)
All seating is on a first come, first seated basis. Ticket purchase guarantees you admission to the show. Serving award winning Blue Smoke Barbecue.