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. Harold Mabern. The 82- year-old pianist Mabern has been a part of the top New York jazz scene since the 1950s. He’s partnered with many of the greats, including Lionel Hampton, Wes Montgomery, Lee Morgan, Benny Golson, Miles Davis, Sarah Vaughn, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Sonny Rollins and Freddie Hubbard.
Eric Alexander – Tenor Sax
Harold Mabern – Piano
Aldo Zunino – Bass
Bernd Reiter – Drums
“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
“Not since Thelonious Monk has (Harold Mabern) been so severe yet so sensitive.” – The Times
“Mabern really is a remarkable talent. At 81, he’s still playing with the passion of a man at least half his age and his ace pupil Eric Alexander continues to grow.” – Jazzwise
This is a seated show with limited standing room.