WKCR’s 75th ANNIVERSARY CONCERT

When:
October 9, 2016 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm America/New York Timezone
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Where:
2960 Broadway
New York, NY 10027
USA

WKCR’s 75th ANNIVERSARY CONCERT

Sunday, October 9, 2016
6:00 – 8:00 pm

Featuring George Coleman Quartet &

Henry Grimes

Doors Open at 5:30pm

Miller Theatre at Columbia University
2960 Broadway at 116th Street

#1 Train to 116th Street

Tickets at Door: With Columbia University I.D. $15, Without $45

or Advance Online: https://goo.gl/aZjLkT

For More Info:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1813952482175106/

Box Office: 212-854-7799

http://www.millertheatre.com/events/2016/10/09

WKCR, Columbia University’s non-commercial, student-run radio station is pleased to announce a concert in celebration of its 75thanniversary, featuring free jazz bassist Henry Grimes and the George Coleman Quartet, including George Coleman on tenor sax, George Coleman, Jr. on drums, Rick Germanson on piano, and John Webber on bass from 7:15pm-8pm.  They will help us celebrate WKCR’s history of broadcasting alternative, eclectic, and culturally significant content over its 75 years on FM.  Also, performing will be  Henry Grimes (solo free jazz bass player)  playing from around 6:10pm-6:55pm

After a rigorous apprenticeship in his native Memphis, including a stint with B.B. King, living legend GEORGE COLEMAN rose to jazz prominence for his solid, soulful playing with the Miles Davis Quintet of 1963–64 and his memorable performances on the classic Miles albums Seven Steps to Heaven (1963), My Funny Valentine (1964) and Four & More (1966). As a leader, Coleman has released such bracing albums as Amsterdam After Dark (1979), At Yoshi’s (1987), and most recently, the critically acclaimed A Master Speaks (2016). In addition, George Coleman Jr. has partnered with Pierre Romain, producer from Sterling Worldwide Entertainment, LLC to produce a documentary, Another Kind of Soul, about the Coleman Family.  www.sterlingwwe.com

As of the beginning of 2016, master jazz musician HENRY GRIMES (acoustic bass, violin, poetry, illustrations) has played more than 615 concerts in 31 countries (including many festivals) since 2003, when he made his return to the music world after 35 years away. Often working as a leader, he has played, toured, and recorded with many of this era’s musical and literary heroes, including Bill Dixon, Andrew Lamb, Nathaniel Mackey, Roscoe Mitchell, David Murray, William Parker, Marc Ribot, Wadada Leo Smith, and Cecil Taylor. He is the subject of a new biography, Music to Silence to Music: A Biography of Henry Grimes by Dr. Barbara Frenz, with a beautiful foreword by Sonny Rollins. Henry Grimes is now a permanent resident of New York City and welcomes students here.

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