Marc Cary: The Key Man – Jazz residency @the cell
Saturdays Nov, 1-15
1st Set at 7:30 pm
2nd Set at 10:00 pm
Recently voted "Rising Star" keyboardist in Downbeat’s 62nd annual Critic’s Poll in 2014, pianist, keyboardist and composer, Marc Cary has become known as one of the best and most original jazz pianists in New York. He is a graduate of the rigorous bandstand academy long run by late vocalist Betty Carter, as well as a 12 years tenure accompanying Abbey Lincoln, and he plays with the big ears and vivid improvisational imagination that she required. As we enter into 2015, Marc Cary embarks upon celebrating 20 years as a lead recording artist as well as 10 years with indie jazz sensation Motema Music.
This 3 night residency will celebrate a long and diverse recording career, anchored by Focus Trio and joined by some very special friends.
Saturdays 1st and 8th November
1ST SET 7:30 pm - Marc Cary: A celebration of Abbey Lincoln (solo)
2nd SET 10:00 pm - Focus Trio with special guests Pyeng Threadgill and Latosha Diggs
Saturday 15th November
Focus Trio and friends - covering material from Marc’s 20 year recording career
1st Set 7:30 pm - A Marc Cary Retrospective Part I
2nd Set 10:00 pm - A Marc Cary Retrospective Part II
featuring Focus Trio, Rhodes Ahead, Indigenous People