Don Byron New Gospel Quintet
The Don Byron New Gospel Quintet Mixes Jazz With Gospel
$35.00 - $65.00
$17.50 - $32.50*
Merging his extensive jazz background with his studies of gospel music clarinetist and saxophonist Don Byron's latest experiment revisits songs by icons Thomas A. Dorsey and Sister Rosetta Tharpe, as well as other gospel gems. The exploratory music is rooted in jazz grooves and puts a new spin on the gospel tradition. Byron will be joined by vocalist Carla Cook, pianist Xavier Davis, bassist Brad Jones and Pheeroan akLaff on drums for this adventurous, cross genre concert at the Wortham Theater Center.
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The last date listed for Don Byron New Gospel Quintet was Friday March 22, 2013 / 8:00pm.
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Quotes & Highlights
“Byron’s New Gospel Quintet stayed true to the down-home spirit of Dorsey’s music while refreshing it with free-wheeling instrumental improvisation and vocal lines that soared freely to the heavens.” —Chicago Tribune
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