The New York Standards Quartet at Miniaci Theater 1/7/17

The New York Standards Quartet at Miniaci Theater
Saturday, 01/07/2017 – 07:45 pm – 11:00 pm
Miniaci Performing Arts Center
3100 Ray Ferrero Jr Blvd,
Davie, Florida 33314
Buy Tickets
Cost: 40

South Florida JAZZ presents the renowned New York Standards Quartet on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 7:45 PM at the Rose & Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center on the Nova Southeastern University campus, 3100 Ray Ferrero Jr Blvd, Davie 33314. Tickets are $40 ($10 for students under age 25 with valid I.D.) and can be purchased from Ticketmaster either online via southfloridajazz.org or by calling 954-462-0222.

Four jazz master musicians formed the New York Standards Quartet (NYSQ) in 2006. The concept was a straightforward one: play jazz standards in a unique way. After performing a lot of original music they thought it would be liberating to play music based on conventional, standard jazz tunes that they had grown up playing. The band has been touring and developing together for more than ten years, and it definitely shows in the empathetic cohesion of the players. Audiences respond well to familiar music that is fresh sounding, accessible, and hard-swinging.

ARTISTIC PERSONNEL
Tim Armacost – tenor & soprano saxophones, flute
David Berkman – piano
Ugonna Okegwo – acoustic bass
Gene Jackson – drums

Funding for South Florida JAZZ is provided in part by grant from the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Division

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