Sunday, June 24, 2007

Ron Carter and Jean-Luc Ponty - JVC Jazz Festival Special!

Our first guest will be legendary jazz bassist Ron Carter . He will perform on Wednesday June 27 at Carnegie Hall (57th Street & 7th Avenue, New York, NY , 8pm) in a concert celebrating his 70th birthday.

Ron Carter's new CD, Dear Miles, is just out this week. It includes 2 original compositions by Carter. Along with him on bass are Stephen Scott on piano, Payton Crossley on drums, and Roger Squitero on percussion.

Second in the lineup is violinist Jean-Luc Ponty, who made his mark playing early in his career with Al Di Meola and Stanley Clarke, Frank Zappa, and others.
He will also be performing on Wednesday June 27, at Zankel Hall (57th Street & 7th Avenue,
New York, NY, 8:30pm). His new album, The Atacama Experience, has just been released.

Wednesday, June 27th 2007
Ron Carter: The Master @ 70
Ron Carter & Friends
Quartet with Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter & Billy Cobham
Trio with Mulgrew Miller & Russell Malone
Duets with Jim Hall
New Quartet with Stephen Scott, Payton Crossley & Rolando Morales
Carnegie Hall
57th Street & 7th Avenue
New York, NY
Wednesday, June 27th 2007
An Evening With Jean-Luc Ponty
Jean-Luc Ponty & His Band
Zankel Hall
57th Street & 7th Avenue
New York, NY


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