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Jazz: Live Performance with Steve Wilson

07/21/09 8:00PM

Steve Wilson on saxophones and flute and pianist Danny Grissett join George Thomas in VPR's Performance Studio for a preview of their upcoming Vermont Mozart Festival conert on July 22 at the Grand Isle Lake House. They'll perform originals and selections from the Great American Songbook.

Steve Wilson's distinctive alto sax has been featured on over 100 albums including those of Chick Corea, Joe Henderson, Maria Schneider, Mulgrew Miller and many more. He's studied with Jon Hendricks, Jimmy and Percy Heath, and Ellis Marsalis. Wilson is on the faculty at Manhattan School of Music, SUNY Purchase and Columbia University and is Artist-In-Residence at the University of Mantoba, Winnpeg for 2008/2009.

Listen to this Live Performance

Playlist

8:05pm

Joyful Noise For JW
Artist Name: Steve Wilson & Danny Grissett
Composer: Steve Wilson
Soloists: Steve Wilson-Alto Sax ; Danny Grissett-Piano
CD/Album: Live In VPR's Performance Studio
 

8:15pm

I Should Care
Artist Name: Steve Wilson & Danny Grissett
CD/Album: Live In VPR's Performance Studio
 

8:25pm

Sunrise
Artist Name: Steve Wilson & Danny Grissett
Composer: Danny Grissett
CD/Album: Live In VPR's Performance Studio
 

8:35pm

UMMG (Upper Manhattan Medical Group)
Artist Name: Steve Wilson & Danny Grissett
Composer: Billy Strayhorn
CD/Album: Live In VPR's Performance Studio
 

8:45pm

Cheryl
Artist Name: Steve Wilson & Danny Grissett
Composer: Charlie Parker
CD/Album: Live In VPR's Performance Studio
 

8:55pm

Woody 'N You
Artist Name: Steve Wilson & Danny Grissett
Composer: Dizzy Gillespie
CD/Album: Live In VPR's Performance Studio
 

9:01pm

Sky Blue
Artist Name: Maria Schneider Orchestra
Composer: Maria Schneider
Soloists: Steve Wilson-Soprano Sax
CD/Album: Sky Blue
Record co./Cat #: ArtistShare 0065
Release Year: 2007
 

9:09pm

Arabesque
Artist Name: Ahmad Jamal
Composer: Ahmad Jamal
Soloists: Ahmad Jamal-Piano ; Idris Muhammad-Drums ; James Cammack-Bass
CD/Album: It's Magic
Record co./Cat #: Dreyfus Jazz 69182
Release Year: 2008
 

9:20pm

Sundown Time
Artist Name: Bruce Barth
Composer: Bruce Barth
Soloists: Bruce Barth-Piano ; Steve Wilson-Clarinet
CD/Album: East And West
Record co./Cat #: MaxJazz 201-2
Release Year: 2001
 

9:26pm

Speak Low
Artist Name: Jackie Ryan
Composer: Ogden Nash-Kurt Weill
Soloists: Jackie Ryan-Vocals ; Jeremy Pelt-Flugelhorn
CD/Album: Doozy
Record co./Cat #: OpenArt 07262
Release Year: 2009
Note: New
 

9:32pm

Snibor
Artist Name: Johnny Hodges
Composer: Billy Strayhorn
Soloists: Johnny Hodges-Alto Sax ; Billy Strayhorn-Piano
CD/Album: The Complete Verve Johnny Hodges Small Group Sessions 1956-61
Record co./Cat #: Mosaic 6-200
Release Year: 1956
 

9:42pm

Pursuit Of Peace
Artist Name: Christian McBride & Inside Straight
Composer: Eric Scott Reed
Soloists: Christian McBride-Bass ; Steve Wilson-Alto Sax
CD/Album: Kind Of Brown
Record co./Cat #: Mack Avenue 1047
Release Year: 2009
Note: New
 

9:48pm

Caged Bird
Artist Name: Steve Wilson
Composer: Abbey Lincoln
Soloists: Rene Marie-Vocals ; Steve Wilson-Soprano Sax
CD/Album: Soulful Song
Record co./Cat #: MaxJazz 401
Release Year: 2003
 

9:54pm

On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Artist Name: James Booker
Composer: Jimmy McHugh
Soloists: James Booker-Vocals, Piano
CD/Album: New Orleans Piano Wizard: Live!
Record co./Cat #: Rounder 2027
Release Year: 1977
 

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