Sun, May 28, 2017
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2017-05-28 7:00 pm
Guillermo Klein Sextet at The Falcon
An extraordinary line-up, led by a true jazz composer for large ensembles - Guillermo Klein - a source of inspiration worldwide, whose jazz is built from the ground up, with ideas about instrumentation, rhythm, harmony, and gesture.
"....Klein's [music]...doesn't have much to do with current trends in the rest of
jazz, but only jazz musicians could be making it. It is not the only way or
the true way; it is just one excellent, original way." - Ben Ratliff, The New York Times
Miguel Zenon (Alto Sax)
Multiple Grammy Nominee and Guggenheim and MacArthur Fellow Miguel Zenón is widely considered as one of the most groundbreaking and influential saxophonists of his generation.
Seamus Blake (Tenor Sax)
Blake is recognized as one of the finest exponents of contemporary jazz, known for his “sheer swagger". John Scofield, who hired Seamus for his “Quiet Band,” called him “extraordinary, a total saxophonist.”
Matt Pavolka (Bass)
Matt Pavolka has been a vital force in the New York Jazz and Creative Music scenes. He has performed with Lee Konitz, Paul Motian, J. Geils, Tony Malaby and Bill McHenry, among others.
Rodrigo Recabarren (Drums)
Born in Santiago, Rodrigo Recabarren was recognized as the leader of a generation of Jazz performers in Chile. In New York City Rodrigo has performed, worked and/or recorded with Kenny Barron, and Kenny Werner among many others
Tirman Deus (Bandoneon)
Guillermo Klein (Piano)
Argentine pianist and composer, Guillermo Klein formed an inventive 17-piece big band, that played Sunday nights at Smalls NYC throughout 1995. The Jazz Standard presented the Guillermo Klein Big Band regularly. His band, Los Guachos, made several appearances at the Village Vanguard, which featured Bill McHenry, Chris Cheek, Ben Monder, among others.
The Falcon, 1348 Rte 9w