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Houston Person Quartet in the Theater

July 3 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Join us as Houston Person & his Quartet perform in the Birdland Theater on July 1st – 3rd with two sets each night & at 8:30pm on July 4th!

Houston Person knows the music business inside out, from booking his own tours to producing his own albums. As eclectic as he is talented, Person has recorded everything from disco and gospel to pop and R&B, in addition to his trademark, soulful hard bop.

Houston’s appearances as sideman are legion, and include recordings with Etta Jones, Lena Horne, Lou Rawls, Dakota Staton, Horace Silver, Charles Earland, Joey DeFrancesco, and many others. As a record producer, he has worked with many artists, including Etta Jones, Freddy Cole, Charles Brown, David ‘Fathead’ Newman, Dakota Staton, and Ernie Andrews. In 1990, his recording with Ron Carter, “Something in Common” (Muse), won the Independent Jazz Record of the Year Award, and he received an Indie Award for his recording, “Why Not?” (Muse).

Ask him what’s important in his music, and Houston Person notes that, “It’s important that it’s relaxing…Relaxes you and makes you feel good… I’m going to always play the things that I think contributes to good jazz, such as the blues and swinging.”

Details

Date:
July 3
Time:
9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Organizer

Birdland Jazz Club
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Venue

Birdland Theater
315 West 44th St, New York, NY 10036
New York, NY 10036 US
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