The Suzanne Pittson Quartet will present the music of trumpeter Freddie Hubbard with original lyrics on Wednesday, January 24 at Sweet Rhythm in New York City.
The Quartet includes:
Suzanne Pittson, vocals
Jeff Pittson, piano
Harvie S, bass
Anthony Pinciotti, drums
Suzanne will perform such Freddie Hubbard compositions as Birdlike," Crisis," Cunga Black," Jodo," Hub-tones" and The Intrepid Fox" with original lyrics, as well as Up Jumped Spring," with lyrics by Abbey Lincoln.
Sweet Rhythm is located at 88 Seventh Avenue South (between Grove and Bleecker), NYC. Sets at 8 & 10PM; $15 cover, $10 minimum. for reservations call: 212.255.3626
'Suzanne Pittson is a gusty, informed scatter...she knows her chord changes. The singer is one to watch for." Zan Stewart-Down Beat
Suzanne Pittson is a true jazz singer...her scat work is breathtaking." Jerome Wilson - Cadence
Suzanne Pittson lives in New York and is Assistant Professor of Jazz Vocal Studies at The CityCollege of New York. Called a true jazz singer" byCadence magazine and a true musician" by JazzTimes, she is rapidly gaining the respect ofthe jazz world because of her scatting and technical accuracy, her creativity and musicianship,and her broad improvisational vocabulary.All About Jazzsays Pittson is like an additional horn in the ensemble. Her 'scatting' drives the rhythm sectionand they respond to her urgings."
Suzanne's most recent CD, Resolution: A Remembrance of John Coltrane" features unique vocal interpretations of the music of John Coltrane--including 2movements of A Love Supreme"--and is mentioned in Ashley Kahn's 2002 book A LoveSupreme: The Story of John Coltrane's Signature Album (Viking). Her bold and adventurousimprovisations, based on study of John Coltrane and the post-Coltrane saxophonists, push thedevelopment of the jazz singing language into new realms of expression.
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