A CD release concert for the new recording by Rex Cadwallader, piano; Arti Dixon, drums; Mike Asetta, bass; and soprano Tiffany Jackson. The album, titled “A Balm In Gilead,” features recordings of Tiffany Jackson singing traditional African-American spirituals: “Deep River,” “A Balm In Gilead,” “Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child,” and others. The trio accompanies her in free improvisation, and the uniting of these timeless songs with the most contemporary jazz creates a new language of music, a rethinking of well-known materials and a fresh approach to two important genres in the jazz spectrum.
Neighborhood Music School (NMS) invites the public to its free faculty concert series. The series features a variety of lunchtime and evening concerts.