This weekend, The Jazz Gallery will present two nights of concerts in honor of our late co-founder, Roy Hargrove. Over the past few years, Roy has closed out the Gallery’s yearly season with concerts that have celebrated The Jazz Gallery community in New York and across the world—a community epitomized by Roy’s sincere, creative, and welcoming spirit. To get a small sense of Hargrove’s impact on the world community of jazz, it’s telling that this tribute show at the Gallery is only one of many Hargrove tribute concerts across the world—from Montreal to San Francisco to France to Kenya to Indonesia and back to his hometown of Dallas, Texas.
To celebrate Roy’s life and music, the Gallery welcomes a number of Hargrove’s friends and collaborators to our stage, including saxophonist Jaleel Shaw, pianists Orrin Evans & David Virelles, bassist Eric Revis, drummer Nasheet Waits, and special guest vocalists Gretchen Parlato and Renee Neufville. This is a wonderful chance to come together and celebrate Roy in one of his true artistic homes.
The Jazz Gallery presents a tribute concert to Roy Hargrove on Friday, December 21, and Saturday, December 22, 2018. The band features Jaleel Shaw on alto saxophone, Joel Ross on vibraphone (Saturday), Orrin Evans (Friday) & David Virelles (Saturday) on piano, Eric Revis on bass, Nasheet Waits on drums, Gretchen Parlato (Friday) & Renee Neufville (Saturday) on vocals, and Giveton Gelin on trumpet. Sets are at 7:30 and 9:30 P.M. each night. $50 general admission ($40 for members), $65 reserved cabaret seating ($55 for members) for each set. Purchase tickets here.