The Wayne Escoffery Quartet

Sat, Sep 07

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Tickets: $22 - $60.50 (price includes 10% vendor ticketing fee) 7:00 show: Doors @ 5:45 9:30 show: Bar @ 5:45, Doors @ 8:45 “A powerful, passionate player.” Ben Ratliff - The New York Times Wayne Escoffery is a 2014 & 2021 Downbeat Critics Poll Winner for both the Tenor and Soprano Saxophones and a Grammy Award-winning musician. He is considered one of the Jazz world’s most talented saxophonists and in-demand sidemen. Escoffery leads his groups, which tour internationally and has made several highly acclaimed studio recordings with said groups. His current working quartet features pianist David Kikoski, bassist Ugonna Okegwo, and drummer Mark Whitfield Jr., who has taken over for the late great Ralph Peterson Jr. The band’s 2020 album The Humble Warrior on the Smoke Sessions Records label has gotten rave reviews and received four stars in the June 2020 issue of Downbeat Magazine. Band lineup: Wayne Escoffery, tenor saxophone Orrin Evans, piano Ugonna Okegwo, bass Carl Allen, drums

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