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Jeff Tain Watts Quartet

  • Jazz Standard 116 East 27th Street New York, NY, 10016 United States (map)

Shows at 7:30pm and 9:30pm nightly

Explosive power, blinding speed and mastery of complex rhythms and time signatures...A rare sense of ele¬gance, trial-by-fire composure, and a gritty street funk...All these elements are more combine in the music of drummer, composer, and bandleader Jeff "Tain" Watts. Over the course of eight albums as a leader and countless collaborations with artists ranging from Alice Coltrane to Harry Connick Jr. to Wynton Marsalis, Tain's artistic ingenuity has expressed itself in his incomparable technique and unerring sense of swing. This jazz innovator never fails to deliver the percussive magic that has been his trademark in the decades since his emergence on the contemporary jazz scene.        

Jeff "Tain" Watts – Drums

Troy Roberts – Saxophone

David Kikoski – Piano (8/11,8/12,8/14)

 Benito Gonzalez – Piano (8/13)

Yunior Terry – Bass (8/11-12)

Orlando LeFleming – Bass (8/13-14)

Earlier Event: August 9
Cindy Blackman Santana Group
Later Event: August 15
Mingus Big Band