Friday, January 15, 2016, 9pm
Saturday, January 16, 2016, 9pm
Peter Jay Sharp building
30 Lafayette Avenue
(between St Felix Street and Ashland Place)
( 718) 636-4100
Acclaimed pianist, composer, and arranger Onaje Allan Gumbs, bassist Gregory M Jones, and drummer EJ Strickland form the core of this melodic jazz trio, while the “plus” is a rotating cast of special guest musicians and vocalists. A veteran sideman known as a member of the legendary trumpeter Woody Shaw’s band and for for playing alongside greats like Nat Adderley, Betty Carter, and Cassandra Wilson, Gumbs is renowned for the beautifully reflective, lyrical touch he brings to the piano.