* Thad Wilson Big Band: A Tribute to John Coltrane

When:
September 23, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
2016-09-23T18:00:00-04:00
2016-09-23T18:30:00-04:00
Where:
Westminster Presbyterian Church
I Street Southwest
Washington, DC
USA
Cost:
$5, 16 and Under Free

Straight-ahead trumpeter Thad Wilson plays with bursting articulation, and a generous insistence on clarity. It’s easy to fall in love with his playing. Here he leads a big band in tribute to John Coltrane on the saxophonist’s birthday.

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Giovanni is the founder of CapitalBop, and a music critic for the New York Times. He previously served as a contributor to the Washington Post, the FADER, JazzTimes, NPR Music and others, and hosted “On the Margin,” a books show on WPFW-FM. As head of CapitalBop, he has covered the D.C. jazz scene since 2010. (He is no longer directly involved in the presenting of CapitalBop's concerts.) He graduated from Tufts University with a bachelor’s degree in history, with a focus on African-American history. Reach Giovanni at [email protected] Read him at giovannirussonello.com or nytimes.com/by/giovanni-russonello. Follow him on Twitter at @giorussonello.


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