Shows at 7:30pm & 9:30pm nightly.
Here’s Patrick Jarenwattananon, writing on NPR.org in January 2015: “Henry Butler comes from a line of New Orleans piano geniuses, virtuosi who command any style under the syncopated sun. Steven Bernstein comes from a career of collaboration, blowing a slide trumpet all over downtown New York and writing arrangements for just about any medium and context. Both share a love for Jelly Roll Morton and Bessie Smith — Butler grew up in New Orleans, and Bernstein leads the pre–war Millennial Territory Orchestra — and for injecting personal, modern twists into anything they do. And when they met on stage recently, they knew they had to collaborate deeper. The 2014 album Viper’s Drag was a showcase for the band’s party–minded take on early repertoire.” This week at Jazz Standard, Butler, Bernstein & The Hot 9 “delve deeply into Butler’s native soil to conjure a sound that both revels in classic Crescent City grooves and takes them places others have never dreamed of going.” Don’t miss it!
Henry Butler – piano, vocals
Steven Bernstein – trumpet, slide trumpet, alto horn
Curtis Fowlkes – trombone
Charlie Burnham – violin
Doug Wieselman – clarinets, tenor saxophone
Peter Apfelbaum – tenor & soprano saxophone
Erik Lawrence – baritone & soprano saxophone
Matt Munisteri – guitar