Alex Harding and Organ Nation – Harlem Afternoon Jazz Series

Alex HardingAlex Harding is a powerful and innovative saxophonist, with a unique and contemporary baritone sound. The sincerity of his musical expression and the dynamism of his performance reach out and touch the human spirit and soul.  A review in the Jazz Times stated that Alex ” … attacked the music with steamroller momentum and uncommon ferocity … it was sheer fireworks.” Alex has a member of Julius Hemphill’s Saxophone Sextet and Hamiet Bluiett’s Baritone Group. He has performed with the Mingus Big Band, Muhal Richard Abrams, Craig Harris, Lester Bowie, Frank Lacey, Oliver Lake and David Murray’s Big Band.  Alex Harding has recorded several CDs for the CIMP label and since 2008 has performed on Broadway and toured with the Tony Award winning show FELA!

Featuring:

Alex Harding  – Baritone Sax

Bruce Williams – Alto Sax

Adam Klipple – Piano

Brandon Lewis – Drums

Date: February 10, 2015

1st set: Noon – 12:45pm (15-min break) 2nd set: 1:00 – 1:45pm

House doors open at 11:30am

Price: $15

Location: Rendall Memorial Presbyterian, 59 West 137th Street, New York, NY 10037

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