Wednesday, January 5th: Legendary vibraphonist/pianist/composer KARL BERGER
and longtime co-founder of the String Trio of New York bassist JOHN LINDBERG
mix it up solo and duo...
at Hudson View Gardens Lounge" series at 7pm
*Hudson View Gardens is at 116 Pinehurst Ave. (corner of 183rd Street; just take the A" train to 181st St.)
*Suggested Donation: $12 / For more info.call Laurence Donohue-Greene at 212-568-9628
German-born vibraphonist/pianist/composer/arranger Karl Berger is a six-time winner of the Downbeat Critics Poll as a jazz soloist and recipient of numerous Composition Awards (commissions by the NEA, the New York State Council on the Arts, the Rockefeller Foundation, European Radio and Television: WDR, NDR, SWF, Radio France, etc.). His recordings and - in many cases - duo performances with such legends as Don Cherry, Lee Konitz, John McLaughlin, Dave Brubeck, Dave Holland, Ed Blackwell, Ray Anderson, Pharoah Sanders, and James Blood Ulmer, will forever be cherished amongst the jazz community. Outside of jazz, he is also noted for his innovative arrangements for recordings by Jeff Buckley (Grace), Natalie Merchant (Ophelia), Better Than Ezra, The Cardigans, Jonatha Brooke, Buckethead, Bootsie Collins, The Swans, Sly + Robbie, and Angelique Kidjo. Berger is also the founder and director of the Creative Music Foundation, Inc.
(The Creative Music Studio), a not-for-profit corporation, dedicated to the research of the power of music and sound and the elements common to all of the world
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