Jazz at the Atlas: Nationally Renowned Performers at Jazz Appreciation Mini Series
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The last date listed for Jazz at the Atlas was Sunday April 24, 2016 / 7:00pm (Brad Linde: The Lonely Poet Project).
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Geri Allen is a virtuoso jazz pianist: as a soloist her playing was very complex, but contemplative, not fiery. I would have liked more fiery. I love the Atlas and wish more people would show up for performances there. Parking may be the issue.
April 21, 2016: *City of Poets
French pianist and composer Cédric Hanriot joins forces with American trumpeter Jason Palmer featuring an all-star cast of musicians with saxophonist Donny McCaslin, bassist Michael Janisch and drummer Clarence Penn in a musical homage to the work of science fiction writer Dan Simmons.
April 22, 2016 *Joanna Wallfisch/Dan Tepfer Duo
This British-born, New York-based jazz vocalist and composer burst onto the jazz scene in 2012 with her debut album Wild Swan, and presented her work with the brilliant pianist Dan Tepfer. Their latest 2015 album The Origin of Adjustable Things was received with wide critical acclaim. Now she showcases her breathtaking vocals and compositional talents to DC audiences.
April 23, 2016: *Tizer Trio
Nominated 2011 Oasis Jazz Awards “Jazz Group of the Year,” Tizer Trio makes their debut appearance at the Atlas. This world jazz fusion powerhouse features an all-star line-up of musicians led by keyboardist, composer Lao Tizer (former “Best New Jazz Artist” nominee, Special EFX, Down to the Bone) joined by Senegalese bassist Cheikh N’Doye (Baaba Maal, Mike Stern) and drummer Andy Sanesi (Scott Henderson).
April 24, 2016: *Brad Linde: The Lonely Poet Project
Innovative jazz composer and saxophonist Brad Linde features all new music, arrangements of standards, and improvisations for tenor saxophone, and an unusual string quartet and jazz rhythm section, inspired by tenor saxophonist Lester Young.