Charles McPherson Quintet
with Brian Lynch (trumpet), Jeb Patton (piano), Ray Drummond (bass), Billy Drummond (drums) : "JS10 Anniversary Concert"
Friday, Jun 08, 2012 9:30 PM EDT
(8:45 PM Doors)
Jazz Standard, New York, NY
We’re pleased and proud to welcome back Jazz Standard stalwart Charles McPherson as part of our ongoing JS:10 Anniversary celebration. More than a half–century into his professional career, the saxophonist remains a strong, viable force in jazz both here and abroad. McPherson logged an epic twelve–year run with the Charles Mingus group (1960-1972) and has released some two–dozen albums as a leader including Live at the Five Spot (Prestige, 1966) and First Flight Out, (Arabesque, 1994). In 1988, Charles was the featured alto player on the soundtrack of Clint Eastwood’s film Bird. Joining McPherson up front is the Grammy Award winning trumpeter Brian Lynch, who along with leading his own groups tours with Phil Woods and Eddie Palmieri. “One of bebop’s premier torchbearers!” (Nate Chinen, The New York Times) “A venturesome musician who upends the jazz repertoire on the bandstand, [composing] pieces built on surprise…” (David Hajdu, The Atlantic Monthly)
All seating is on a first come, first seated basis. Ticket purchase guarantees you admission to the show. Serving award winning Blue Smoke Barbecue.