This Thursday, November 15, at The Jazz Gallery, pianist/composer Gabriel Zucker celebrates the release of his newest record, Weighting (ESP-Disk). The record features Zucker’s multi-movement composition inspired by Rachel Kushner’s acclaimed novel The Flamethrowers. Alongside trumpeter Adam O’Farrill, saxophonist Eric Trudel, and drummer Tyshawn Sorey, Zucker conjures moments from the novel with bewitching harmonies and fleet-footed cross-rhythms. Check out the piece’s third movement, “The Stream of New York/and art, of course,” below.
At the Gallery, Zucker and company will play Weighting in entirety for both sets, giving listeners the opportunity to hear this evocative work take on new shadings.
Gabriel Zucker celebrates the release of Weighting at The Jazz Gallery on Thursday, November 15, 2018. The group features Mr. Zucker on piano, Adam O’Farrill on trumpet, Eric Trudel on saxophone, and Tyshawn Sorey on drums. Sets are at 7:30 and 9:30 P.M. $15 general admission (FREE for members), $20 reserved cabaret seating ($10 for members) for each set. Purchase tickets here.