AllAboutJazz-New York PRESENTS 1s & 2s: Music for Solo & Duo" (on the first Thursday of every month at Cornelia Street Cafe in Greenwich Village, New York)
January 6th: Legendary vibraphonist KARL BERGER and Longtime co-founder of the String Trio of New York bassist JOHN LINDBERG mix it up solo and duo...
Set Times: 8:30 & 10pm ~ Cover: $12
KARL BERGER 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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