Famed saxophonist Bill Evans is indisputably one of the greats. Next month he will be bringing his Soulgrass project to the Blue Note for a week-long run featuring John Medeski, Eric Kranso, John Popper, and Jake Cinninger. They will be performing 2/26 through 3/3 with sets at 8pm and 10:30pm.
Though he was born into film royalty, Kyle Eastwood decided to pursue the second Eastwood family passion — jazz music. As a bassist and bandleader he boasts five albums with a sixth on the way. As a film composer and arranger, Eastwood boasts work on films like ’Million Dollar Baby,’ ‘Invictus,’ and ‘Gran Torino,” among others. Read on below for some insight into the process of composing music for big-budget films, the Eastwood family jam sessions, and more! Also be sure to check out the Kyle Eastwood Group touring the US in 2013.
Need some amazing music to smooth over the stress and trauma of the past week? You’re in luck! This week the Blue Note Jazz Club is hosting three nights (each with two sets) of a supergroup led by the incredible Chick Corea and Stanley Clarke featuring Ravi Coltrane on sax, Marcus Gilmore on drums, and Chalres Altura on guitar.