Archive for June, 2015
Tribute to Rashied Ali
Rashied Ali is most commonly recognized as John Coltrane’s drummer on Interstellar Space (Impulse!, 1967). He was also a significant participant in the New York loft-jazz movement by opening “Ali’s Alley in 1973.
Joris Teepe worked for 9 years with the legendary drummer, for this tribute he will be joined by band mates Lawrence Clark, Greg Murphy and Josh Evans. Shinnosuke Takahashi will be on drums. The repertoire is composed by Rashied Ali, Joris Teepe, Greg Murphy and Lawrence Clark.
at Smalls Jazz Club
183 West 10th Street NYC
Cover $20, start 7.30 PM
Possessed of restless exploration & genius the importance of his work can never be overstated. Out of the many concerts I have attended in my life all of his were easily among the most memorable.