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John Abercrombie/Rob Scheps Quartet

June 5, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

The band returns!:
Featuring John Abercrombie/Guitar, Rob Scheps/Saxophones, David Kingsnorth/Bass and Eliot Zigmund/Drums

John Abercrombie
Over a career spanning more than 40 years and nearly 50 albums, John Abercrombie has established himself as one the masters of jazz guitar. Abercrombie is a restless experimenter, working firmly in the jazz tradition while pushing the boundaries of meter and harmony.

Rob Scheps
Rob Scheps
Tenor/soprano saxophonist, Rob Scheps has performed/recorded with the Gil Evans Band, Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, John Scofield, George Russell, Bob Moses,Terumasa Hino, Al Grey, Clark Terry, Sam Rivers, Julius Hemphill, Duffy Jackson, Cecil Taylor and the Joey Calderazzo Quartet. He leads his own bands, Magnets! with Kim Clarke ; The Rob Scheps Big Band in Portland, Oregon; and the Rob Scheps Core-tet in NYC, which has a new CD, “Live At Smalls”, on the way.

Eliot Zigmund
An NYC native and professional musician for over 50 years, Zigmund is steeped in the jazz tradition of the city, he has performed and recorded extensively with jazz luminaries as Bill Evans, Jim Hall, Lee Konitz, Eddie Henderson, Stan Getz, Eddie Gomez, Steve Swallow, Art Lande, Vince Guaraldi among others. Eliot is a former faculty member of both William Paterson University Jazz Studies, NJ, NYU Jazz Studies, NYC, and currently
does workshops and clinics around the world.

David Kingsnorth
Bassist David Kingsnorth is a new voice on the scene. A strong, versatile player, he is playing regularly in the NY Metro area.He has performed with Joshua Breakstone, Richard Wyands, New Jersey Ballet, and Oscar Brown, Jr.


June 5, 2016
7:00 pm