Posts Tagged ‘Stephan Crump’

Composer/Guitarist Joel Harrison Negotiates Contrasting Textures and Genres on His Stunning New All-Star Septet Album, SEARCH

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

March 27, 2012 on Sunnyside Records

Featuring Donny McCaslin, Gary Versace, Christian Howes, Dana Leong, Stephan Crump & Clarence Penn

Joel Harrison’s latest CD, Search, finds the critically acclaimed composer/guitarist challenging himself compositionally, using extended forms and techniques borrowed from many of his favorite classical composers. The end result transcends style and genre – the writing is stunning, and cements Harrison as one of the most important contemporary composers of the day.


Vijay Iyer Begins 4 Night Run at Jazz Standard Sept 22-25

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

photo by Lynne Harty

Vijay Iyer‘s working trio with Marcus Gilmore and Stephan Crump is playing at New York’s Jazz Standard Thursday through Sunday, September 22-25.  They’ve just recorded a follow-up album to 2009’s Grammy-nominated Historicity; the new trio disc is slated for a March 2012 release on ACT Music.   At the Standard, the first two nights (Thurs-Fri, Sept 22-23) showcase the trio’s new and newly arranged music;  the second two nights (Sat-Sun, Sept 24-25), Vijay expands to a sextet, similar to the one that played at Castle Clinton a few months ago for the River to River Festival, with tenor saxophonist Mark Shim, altoist Steve Lehman, and cornet & flugelhorn player Graham Haynes.


Friday June 19: Two Excellent Client Events in New York City

Saturday, June 13th, 2009

Vijay Iyer (photo credit: Christopher Drukker)
Vijay Iyer (photo credit: Christopher Drukker)

Friday, June 19 – 8pm (doors 7:30)
VIJAY IYER TRIO performing at Harlem’s Temple M
Vijay Iyer, piano
Stephan Crump, bass
Marcus Gilmore, drums

555 West 141st Street (East of Broadway)
New York, NY 10031
Subways: 1 train to 137 & Broadway (City College) or A/B/C/D to 145 & St-Nicholas


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