Date and Time
Friday, November 23rd, 2012 at 7:30pm
Rick Stone @ The Bar Next Door
The Bar Next Door at La Lanterna presents jazz guitarist Rick Stone and his Trio, Friday, November 23, 2012. Shows start at 7:30, 9:30 and 11:30from. Performing with Rick will be bassist Marco Panascia and drummer Tom Pollard. The Rick Stone Trio "Fractals" made the #5 spot on Jazzweek and was among their Top-100 Jazz CDs for 2011. The Bar Next Door is a wonderful, intimate jazz listening room located at 129 MacDougal Street (between W3rd and W4th) in the heart of Greenwich Village. There is a $12 cover cha
rge per show. Reservations are suggested. Call 212-529-5945.
"One of the finest straight-ahead guitarists on the current NYC jazz scene." — Robert Silverstein, 20th Century Guitar
“This is no-nonsense jazz with a classic dark tone and killer chops"
Rick's five recordings as a leader have received significant national airplay and critical acclaim. He has performed at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall, the Blue Note, the Smithsonian Institute and Kennedy Center with groups including stellar musicians like Kenny Barron, Barry Harris, Ralph Lalama, and Eric Alexander. Rick has also worked as a sideman with blues singer Irene Reid, saxophonist Eric Person, and swing clarinetist Sol Yaged, and teaches jazz guitar at Hofstra University, Brooklyn Conservatory of Music and the Jazzmobile Saturday Workshop Program.
Marco Panascia is an Italian-born bassist living in New York City. He is featured in the working bands of jazz luminaries, such as Kenny Barron, Andy Bey, Eric Reed and Dado Moroni, and has appeared at the Montreux Jazz Festival, the Hollywood Bowl and the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Panascia worked with young jazz piano sensation Eldar, selling performances in three continents, and culminated in two releases on the Sony BMG Masterworks label: “Live at the Blue Note," and “re-imagination" (which received a 2008 Grammy nomination for Best Contemporary Jazz Album). He was the first prize winner of the 1998 Edinburgh International Double Bass competition in Scotland, and holds degrees from the Berklee College of Music and the Manhattan School of Music.
Drummer Tom Pollard is known for his versatility and creative, open rhythmic approach to playing jazz. Originally from Nashville, Tennessee, he left his home town to study jazz at the New England Conservatory of Music. In 1998 he moved to New York City where he has performed with noted jazz artists such as pianist George Colligan and saxophonist Eric Person. In addition to teaching drumset and jazz improvisation at the Queens Conservatory of Music, he can be seen and heard performing regularly in the various jazz clubs in and around New York City.
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