Leni Stern African Trio at The Falcon

Where

The Falcon
1348 Rte 9w
Marlboro, NY
Map
845-236-7970

When

Thu, January 31, 2019
8:00 pm

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Stern’s success as a jazz guitarist (awarded Gibson Guitar’s Female Jazz Guitarist of the Year Award five consecutive years) was no reason to rest on her laurels. She led bands supported by heavyweights, who could support her big sound and strong melodies (Dennis Chambers, Bill Frisell, Michael Brecker, Paul Motian). After 6 highly acclaimed instrumental albums Stern bravely chartered vocal waters on her 1995 album “Words” with the first of many songs to be accompanied by her monster guitar chops.

Stern was recording in Mali during the 2012 coup d’état. Instead of returning to work again in the unstable country, Stern’s American emigrant NYC bandmates Mamadou Ba and Alioune Faye accompanied her to their Senegalese homeland to record her latest album “Jelell” (2013), featuring Faye’s family sabar percussion ensemble. The album is a triumph of a life lived fully. ...

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