Monday, April 24, 2017

USA: A Celebration of Sonny Rollins & His Music Saturday, April 29, 8pm

A Celebration of Sonny Rollins & His Music

Saturday, April 29, 8pm

Voted by Miles Davis as the greatest tenor ever, Sonny Rollins is known for being an inventive saxophonist and an astonishing soloist. Join us as some today’s greats come together to celebrate the man and the music that has inspired so many. While Mr. Rollins won’t take the stage on this night, he is anticipated to attend, and his legacy will be on full display.

Baritone saxophonist & DownBeat Critics' & Readers’ Choice winner 
James Carter
2017 Grammy-nominee saxophonist Ravi Coltrane
NEA Jazz Master (2003) and nonagenarian saxophonist Jimmy Heath 

Visionary composer and tenor saxophonist James Brandon Lewis
Grammy-winning saxophonist Joe Lovano
Purchase College’s own Grammy-nominated trumpeter and conductor Jon Faddis

David Hazeltine, piano
Todd Coolman, bass
Victor Lewis, drums

Additional special guests may be announced or simply surprise audience members the evening of the concert!

Pre-Concert Talk: Join us at 7pm for an informal conversation with our Jazz Series co-curators, Jon Faddis and Seth Soloway. Free with your ticket.


The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College
735 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, NY 10577

Box office: 914-251-6200

Experience. Something. Real.

The Performing Arts Center
735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY 10577

Box office: 914-251-6200
Wednesday – Friday, noon to 6pm, and evenings and weekends before performances

Experience. Something. Real.