Judson Church Event Website
Sat, Jan 10
[photo: Ambrose Akinmusire]
With over 100 groups performing in 3 days the 11th annual Winter Jazzfest attracts some of the most important names in modern jazz today. One of those is trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire who's second album The Imagined Savior Is Far Easier To Paint is listed by many jazz critics as the best of 2014. The Ambrose Akinmusire Quartet and the Theo Bleckman Quartet with Ambrose are a must see sets during the festival.
6:45pm Theo Bleckman Quartet w/ Ambrose Akinmusire
8:00pm Ken Vandermark - Nate Wooley Duo
9:15pm Ambrose Akinmusire Quartet
10:30pm The Campbell Brothers A Sacred Steel Love Supreme
11:45pm Postmodern Jukebox
Single Day – $35 // Two Day – $55
3 Day Pass Opt. 1 - $75
Includes admission to Blue Note Now! on 1/8 + WJF 2015 Marathon on 1/9 & 1/10
3 Day Pass Opt. 2 - $145
Includes admission to Jazz Legends play for Disability Pride NYC on 1/8 + WJF 2015 Marathon on 1/9 & 1/10
June's first album in three years blends southern sounds, African rhythms and ambient atmospherics into an absorbing, soulful reflection on love, family, struggle and the passing of time.