November 27, 2018 | 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Corcoran Holt, a son of Washington, DC, began playing djembe and other West African percussion instruments at the age of 4. Corcoran feels called to the bass and his work is about honoring the ancestors. Corcoran feels blessed and gives thanks to the many jazz legends and greats with whom he has worked. Corcoran performs regularly at many of the top music festivals and venues around the world. Some have included The North Sea Jazz Festival, Monterey Jazz Festival, Newport Jazz Festival, The Village Vanguard, The Blue Note, Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola to name a few. Corcoran has performed through North, Central and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean. Currently, Corcoran leads his own group and is the regular bassist in the Kenny Garrett Quintet. Corcoran also works with numerous bands throughout the world and he is based in NYC and also serves as a djembe drummer/music therapist at Greater Harlem Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, where he plays for his elders.
Featuring: Corcoran Holt – bass; Stacy Dillard – saxophone; and Chris Beck – drums
First set: 12pm-12:45pm (15 min break); Second set: 1pm-1:45pm
Greater Calvary Baptist Church
43-55 West 124th Street btwn Malcolm X Blvd and Fifth Ave
New York NY 10027
More Info: http://harlemjazzboxx.com