An octet of the most outstanding musical voices of today’s millennial jazz scene join 23Arts in Tannersville in advance of their headlining world premiere at the New Generation Festival for Catskill Jazz Factory in Florence, Italy.
Drawing on the rich musical past of Harlem, trumpeter Dominick Farinacci leads this reincarnation and recreation of the history of Harlem jazz, taking a journey from the A train to Minton’s Playhouse, the Renaissance Ballroom, Carnegie Hall and beyond. This program features unique interpretations of the most iconic moments of Harlem’s musical past, paying homage to artists like Duke Ellington, James P Johnson, Dizzy Gillespie, Billie Holiday, Miles Davis and Charlie Parker along the way.
FREE ADMISSION. Donations are welcome.
Additional performances with Catskill Jazz Factory at Woodstock Sessions 8/23, Hudson Hall 8/24, Live at The Falcon 8/25, and New Generation Festival 8/29.
Dominick Farinacci, trumpet
Shenel Johns, vocals
Patrick Bartley Jr, saxophone
Christian Tamburr, percussion
Michela Marino Lerman, tap dance
Russell Hall, bass
Kyle Poole, drums
Mathis Picard, piano