Todd Marcus Jazz Orchestra @ Smalls

Sunday, December 03, 2017

Time
9:23 PM
Presented By
Smalls Jazz Club
Event Type
Performances
Genre
Jazz
Description

The Todd Marcus Jazz Orchestra performs Blues for Tahrir as well as the premier of new pieces commissioned by Chamber Music America. The emotional works explore hope and loss while swinging hard and are inspired by the Egyptian uprising of 2011 and Marcus’ recent travels to Egypt.

Todd Marcus – bass clarinet
Troy Roberts – tenor sax
Brent Birckhead – alto sax & flute
Russell Kirk – alto sax
Alex Norris – trumpet
Alan Ferber – trombone
Xavier Davis – piano
Jeff Reed – bass
Eric Kennedy – drums

In The Valley by Todd Marcus and the Todd Marcus Jazz Orchestra has been made possible with support from Chamber Music America’s 2016 New Jazz Works program funded through the generosity of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.


Ensemble Name
Todd Marcus Jazz Orchestra
Musicians
Todd Marcus – bass clarinet Troy Roberts – tenor sax Brent Birckhead – alto sax & flute Russell Kirk – alto sax Alex Norris – trumpet Alan Ferber – trombone Xavier Davis – piano Jeff Reed – bass Eric Kennedy – drums
Composers
Todd Marcus

Venue
Smalls
Location
183 West 10th Street, Basement
New York, NY