Fri, December 9, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
One event on Fri, December 9, 2022 at 8:30 pm
Sullivan Fortner Trio
“His fundamentals as a player could hardly be stronger, and his instincts as a composer and bandleader are almost startlingly mature.” – New York Times
Grammy-award winning artist and DownBeat Critics Poll first place winner for Rising Star Piano and Rising Star Jazz Artist.
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JOIN US FOR THE SECOND INSTALLMENT OF A BRAND NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH THE KERRYTOWN CONCERT HOUSE FEATURING INTIMATE SOLO SETS BY NOTABLE JAZZ ARTISTS PRESENTED AT KERRYTOWN CONCERT HOUSE, ALONG WITH AN ADDITIONAL PERFORMANCE IN THE SAME WEEK BY THE ARTISTS AND THE GROUPS THEY LEAD AT THE BLUE LLAMA JAZZ CLUB!
One of the most inventive and virtuosic pianists of his generation, New Orleans native pianist Sullivan Fortner has been stretching deep-rooted talents as a pianist, composer, band leader and uncompromising individualist for the past decade. In addition to associations with such diverse voices as Wynton Marsalis, Paul Simon, Diane Reeves, Etienne Charles and John Scofield, Fortner’s frequent and longtime collaborators have included Ambrose Akinmusire, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Stefon Harris, Kassa Overall, Tivon Pennicott, Peter Bernstein, Nicholas Payton, Billy Hart, Gary Bartz, Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah, Fred Hersch and the late Roy Hargrove. Recent collaborations include GRAMMY-nominated releases Dear Love (Empress Legacy) and Generations from leaders Jazzmeia Horn and The Baylor Project, respectively.
SUPER-FAN TICKET PACKAGE
Want to attend Fortner’s solo set at Kerrytown Concert on Thursday, December 8th at 7:30 PM AND enjoy dinner & a show with The Sullivan Fortner Trio at The Blue LLama Jazz Club on Friday, December 9th at 8:30 PM?
A limited number of fan packages are available and include:
- Premier seating (not pre-assigned) in the first 2 rows for Sullivan Fortner’s solo set at Kerrytown Concert House on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022 at 7:30 PM
- Premier table seating AND dinner at The Blue LLama Jazz Club for The Sullivan Fortner Trio on Friday, Dec. 9th, 2022 from 8:30 PM