Monday, January 19th release date for Henry Grimes Solo, the phenomenal double-CD set Henry Grimes Times on the ILK Music label. Henry playing acoustic bass and violin for more than 2&1/2 hours of continuous improvisation! Thursday, January 22nd, 6 p.m:
Deep Tones for Peace fundraiser at the United Nations in New York City, with Henry Grimes playing solo bass, and others among the Deep Tones for Peace musicians listed below also playing at the fundraiser either in person or in virtual, pre-recorded, or Powerpoint format.
Deep Tones for Peace is an international Internet music performance for peace in the Middle East, to take place on Saturday, April 25th, O9 in Jerusalem and New York City, and to be streamed worldwide, performed simultaneously at three times of day by 2O internationally recognized bassists gathered in both cities.
Deep Tones for Peace will be played simultaneously on April 25th by Thierry Barbe (from France), Ora Boazsson (Israel), Han Han Cho (Taiwan), Mark Dresser (USA), Ken Filiano (USA), Irina-Kalina Goudeva (Bulgaria/ Denmark), Henry Grimes (USA), Mark Helias (USA), J.C. Jones (Israel), Michael Klinghoffer (Israel), Rob Nairn (Australia), Chi Chi Nwanoku (UK), William Parker (USA), Barre Phillips (USA/France), David Phillips (USA), Bertram Turetzky (USA), and Sarah Weaver (USA).
Admission is by tax-deductible donation ($25,OOO is the goal), reservations required in advance, space limited, first come, first served.
Thursday-Saturday, January 29th-31st:
Henry Grimes residency w/ Rashied Ali at Hamilton College of Performing Arts, 198 College Hill Rd., Clinton, NY, including:
Thursday, January 29th: master class with students (4-6 pm);
Friday, January 3Oth: interviews with jazz archivist, and dinner with performing arts donors/ community leaders/ music faculty;
Saturday, January 31st: Henry Grimes and Rashied Ali, concert at 8 pm at Fillius Events Barn, tickets hamiltonpa.org/cart/15, (open to the public, but space is limited).
Info: 315-859-4331 / [email protected]