Andy Farber: Tribute to Tenor Titans
Award-winning jazz composer, arranger, and saxophonist Andy Farber pays tribute to the great sax players Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young and Ben Webster.
Farber has toured with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra where he has also served as guest conductor. Additionally, he has been a guest conductor with the Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra, the Bronx Arts Ensemble, and for numerous university and high school ensembles. In 2013 Marsalis asked Farber to assemble the Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars which was featured in the Broadway musical After Midnight and garnered seven Tony Award nominations. He continues to lead the Andy Farber Orchestra, which recently backed Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga for their PBS special Cheek to Cheek Live. Farber has been on the faculty at Juilliard since 2010 teaching jazz composition and arranging. In 2015 he was named music director of the BMI Jazz Composers Workshop.
Performing with Andy will be:
- Don Braden (tenor saxophone) – Special Guest
- Antonio Ciacca (piano)
- Mike Karn (bass)
- Alvester Garnett (drums)
Museum Members: $18
Order a pre-performance boxed meal.
Before your show, enjoy a boxed meal created by Chef Andrew Pantano of Culinary Creations. Dine in the Museum’s elegant Court or North Gallery and choose from three delectable options.
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Image Credit: Andy Farber. Photo courtesy of the artist.