Yosvany Terry and the New School West African Heritage Ensemble
Co-presented by the New School for Contemporary Music and Jazz
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
9:30pm | Dizzy's Club Coca Cola
Student: $15 (with valid I.D.)
With Albert Baliwas, alto sax; Tal Blumstein, piano; Dahi Divine, tenor sax; Daniel Durst, bass; Owen Erickson, drums; John Foster, tenor sax; Francesco Geminiani, tenor sax; Natalie Moses, voice; Zan Tetickovic, drums; James Tillman, voice; Kevin Wang, guitar; with Yosvany Terry, saxophone
Saxophonist Yosvany Terry was born in Cuba, where he performed with legends such as Chucho Valdés and Silvio Rodriguez. Since arriving in New York in 1999, Terry has played with Roy Hargrove, Steve Coleman, and Eddie Palmieri. Serving as a bridge between cultures, Terry has created an ambitious and unique vision, now recognized as one of the most important cross-cultural integrations in modern jazz. At Dizzy’s, Terry (who teaches at the school) will lead an ensemble of New School Jazz students to explore the rich musical heritage of West Africa and the West African Diaspora. The repertoire includes traditional music, as well as original compositions by contemporary composers.