New York All-Stars ft. Eric Alexander & Mike Ledonne

  • Sunday | 16.09.18
  • 7.30pm
  • Band on the Wall, Manchester
  • EARLYBIRD £15.50...

The New York All-Stars play energetic and swinging music on the highest level, presented with the utmost professionalism and uninhibited enthusiasm, which has given them the title of ‘Jazz at its best’. New York tenor saxophonist Eric Alexander is one of the most important soloists of the current modern straight-ahead jazz world.

Eric Alexander – Tenor Sax
Mike LeDonne – Piano
Aldo Zunino – Bass
Bernd Reiter – Drums

Due to a sudden illness, Harold Mabern will be unable to perform as planned. Replacing Harold is New York pianist Mike Ledonne. Mike has played with many of the greats in jazz, including Benny Goodman, Sonny Rollins, Bobby Hutcherson, Milt Jackson, Stanley Turrentine, Dizzy Gillespie and a number of others. He has performed with Eric Alexander for years and appears on more than 120 albums

“The result is often not so much sunny as scorching, with (Eric Alexander’s) quartet burning their way through.” – The Times

“Eric Alexander just gets better and better…and better still. He is arguably the best modern straight-ahead tenor in jazz today.” – Jazzwise

This is a seated show with limited standing room.

10+. Under 16s must be accompanied by a responsible adult.