Monty Alexander and Donal Fox Set for Jazz at Tanglewood, 8/25 & 31
Monty Alexander will play Tanglewood -Seiji Ozawa Hall in Lenox, MA, on Sunday, Aug 25, 2013 at 8:00 PM. Tickets: $20.00 - $99.00.
On Sunday evening, Jamaican pianist and melodica player Monty Alexander brings his trio to Ozawa Hall for an evening of Caribbean flavored jazz. Active professionally for more than 50 years, Mr. Alexander has been incredibly prolific, releasing more than 60 albums as a leader; the most recent, Harlem-Kingston Express, was released in 2011. He has also performed with many of jazz music's great legends, including Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Sinatra, Benny Golson, and Oscar Peterson, and has explored other musical idioms, including a series of reggae recordings in the 1990s and early 2000s. http://www.bso.org/Performance/Detail/48906/
On Saturday, Aug 31, 2013 at 1:00 PM, Donal Fox: Scarlatti Jazz Suite Project will play Tanglewood -Seiji Ozawa Hall. Tickets: $18.00 - $53.00.
Back by popular demand, composer, pianist and innovator Donal Fox will perform his Scarlatti Jazz Project at Seiji Ozawa Hall August 31, Labor Day Weekend. Mr. Fox has forged a unique amalgam of jazz, Latin, and classical music. Combining deep grooves with sophisticated contrapuntal lines, he and his quartet create a striking musical collage that is at once stirring, visceral, imaginative and intellectually satisfying. Fox mines the rich resources of jazz and classical literature, crafting an expanding repertoire of original compositions seamlessly wedded to the undeniable pulse of Afro-Cuban jazz. http://www.bso.org/Performance/Detail/57055/
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