school of jazz and contemporary music at the new school hosts inaugural "doc fest" concert featuring acclaimed jazz artists

The concert will feature renowned trumpet players Randy Brecker, Wallace Roney, and Marvin Stamm on Sunday, December 9th at 3:00pm at The New School's Tishman Auditorium, 63 5th Ave.

WHAT:

The School of Jazz and Contemporary Music presents DocFest in its inaugural New York Benefit Concert, hosted by Robert Doc Morgan.

Headlining the event is an incredible trio of the best trumpet players in the world; Randy Brecker, Wallace Roney, and Marvin Stamm, accompanied by Helen Sung, piano; Marcos Varela, bass; and Reggie Quinerly, drums.  

Featured performers include world renowned drummer/composer Eric Harland with Aaron Parks, piano; Matt Brewer, bass; Walter Smith III, tenor sax; and Mike Moreno, guitar.

There will be a jam session immediately following the concert from 5:30pm - 7:30pm, hosted by James Francies. 

All proceeds from the concert will benefit the Helen and Bob Morgan Jazz Scholarship at The New School.

WHO:

Randy Brecker

Wallace Roney

Marvin Stamm

Helen Sung

Marcos Varela

Reggie Quinerly

Eric Harland

Aaron Parks

Matt Brewer

Walter Smith III

Mike Moreno

 

WHEN:

 

Sunday, December 9th at 3:00 pm.


WHERE:

The New School's Tishman Auditorium, 63 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York


TICKETS Members of the media must rsvp with Will Wilbur at wilburw@newschool.edu or 212.229.5667 x 3990.

The New School's School of Jazz and Contemporary Musicfounded in 1986, is one of the most influential institutions of its kind. The quality and uniqueness of the school lie in its artist-as-mentor approach to learning, its progressive curriculum, small ensemble-based performance, a stellar faculty composed of artist-practitioners, and access to unique musical opportunities throughout New York City. Notable faculty include Reggie Workman, bassist, bandleader, composer; Ben Allison, bassist, bandleader, composer; Cecil Bridgewater, trumpet; Robert Hurwitz, President, Nonesuch Records; Yosvany Terry, saxophonist, percussionist, bandleader, composer; and Jimmy Owens, trumpet. Among the many remarkable artists who have given master classes or lecture presentations are Cassandra Wilson, Randy Weston, Geri Allen, George Lewis, Marc Ribot, Fred Wesley, Pat Metheny, Joshua Redman, Pauline Oliveros, Don Byron, Ben Sidran, Tommy LiPuma and George Wein.


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