Darius Jones Quartet
Tuesday, Apr 17, 2012 7:30 PM EDT
(6:30 PM Doors)
Jazz Standard, New York, NY
In 2009, the alto saxophonist/composer Darius Jones inaugurated an ambitious series of thematically– linked recordings with the release of Man’ish Boy (A Raw & Beautiful Thing), followed the next year by Big Gurl (Smell My Dream). Last year Darius made his impressive debut on our stage in a duo setting with pianist Matthew Shipp to celebrate the release of Cosmic Lieder. This month, AUM Fidelity will release Book of Mæ’bul (Another Kind of Sunrise), the third chapter in Jones’ ongoing epic. “Beauty is not universal and Love is manifest differently from person to person,” says Darius Jones. “Mæ’bul is my attempt at creating a totem to represent my spiritual pursuit of these two elements in sound.” Steve Dollar says in the Wall Street Journal: “There's a lot of humidity in his sound, stretching the alto's range as he vaults from a caressing, luxuriously rounded bottom register into a scorching cascade of notes at the instrument's upper limits.”
All seating is on a first come, first seated basis. Ticket purchase guarantees you admission to the show. Serving award winning Blue Smoke Barbecue.