Harlem in the Himalayas Jazz Series RMA · 150 W. 17 St., NYC 10011 · 212.620.5000
Friday November 4, 2011 @ 7:00 PM $18.00 in advance / $20.00 day of Member Price: $16.20
Jim Snidero-Alto Sax Peter Zak- Piano Paul Bollenback- Acoustic Guitar Ugonna Okegwo- Bass McClenty Hunter- Drums
To celebrate his performance, Jim Snidero has composed the Rubin Suite," a three-movement work inspired by exhibits from the museum. One piece, Temple" will interact with a living image (a first in our jazz series) of the Tibetan Shrine Room, from the Alice Kendall Collection, as well as Mystic Beauty" and Fearful One," inspired by Shakyamuni Buddha and Bhairava, respectively."
Snidero was also awarded a grant from the prestigious National endowment for the arts to make recording with Jack Dejohnette and Dave Holland.