The BRIC JazzFest 2018 lineup is live! Featuring Meshell Ndgeocello, Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah, and of course Yours Truly, The Jazz Passengers and many more!
The Jazz Passengers perform on October 19 at 9:30 p.m.
Now in its fourth year, Brooklyn’s ultimate jazz festival includes film, dance, conversation, poetry, and a three-stage, three-night live music marathon that will fill BRIC House with the sounds of global legends, groundbreaking artists, and exciting newcomers to jazz.
Three day passes are still available at the early bird price of $75!! Check it out NOW! https://www.bricartsmedia.org/events-performa…/bric-jazzfest
30 Years Later, Three Bands From New York’s Downtown Scene Unite for One Night
Near the end of an hourlong set at the Kitchen on Saturday, the Jazz Passengers worked their way into “We’re All Jews,” a playful and pungent original with a bawling melody. Saxophone, trombone and violin all tangled as the bass and vibraphone built a dicey polyrhythm underneath. The tune’s melody almost name-checked the early years of Ornette Coleman’s Prime Time, but really it went past that. It reached back and grabbed onto Coleman’s own reference points: the chirruping bebop of Charlie Parker, Southern soul saxophone, the old Jewish prayer song that he loved.
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The Jazz Passengers: What A Crowd has been selected by the CINE Distinguished Jury as a CINE Golden Eagle Finalist in the category of Advertising, Marketing, and Special Events: Public Service Announcements and Non-Profit Promotion (any length). www.cine.org/awards