The Gil Evans Project directed by Ryan Truesdell 5/16-5/19
The Gil Evans Project has won its namesake a posthumous GRAMMY Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement with its recording of “How About You,” from the ArtistShare album Centennial; and a second GRAMMY nomination for the 2016 album Lines of Color: Gil Evans Project Live at Jazz Standard.
Melissa Aldana 5/23-5/26
In 2013, she became was the first female musician and the first South American musician to win the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition. This much–anticipated Jazz Standard appearance heralds the release of Melissa Aldana’s forthcoming album, her first for Motema Music.
Father's Day Brunch with Mike Lee's Family Affair 6/16
“It’s a family affair”at Jazz Standard when we present Mike Lee in a special Fathers Day brunch performance. Mike is married to violinist Rebecca Harris-Lee, and this engagement will feature their musically gifted offspring Julian Lee (tenor sax), Jacquie Lee (voice), and Matt Lee (drums).