11 Year Anniversary with drummer Lewis Nash

Event Details

Cory Weeds' Cellar Jazz Club

Cory Weeds’ Cellar Jazz Club Presents:

11 Year Anniversary of Cory Weeds’ Cellar Jazz Club
The Lewis Nash Quintet Live Recording

September 15-18, 2011

Cory Weeds’ Cellar Jazz Club,
3611 West Broadway Street, Vancouver
Doors 6:30 pm
Show 8:00 pm
$64.99 including 2 course meal (taxes and grat. extra)

$40 non-refundable deposit required at time of booking

RESERVATIONS 604-738-1959 or www.reservations@cellarjazz.com

Joining drummer Lewis Nash in this All Star Quintet:

Renee Rosnes (Piano)-former Vancouverite, one of the premier jazz
pianists/composer of her generation

Peter Washington (Bass)- one of the most recorded bassists of his generation

Jimmy Greene (Saxophones)- critically acclaimed saxophonist and composer

Jeremy Pelt (Trumpet)- a technical marvel, generating considerable
excitement among critics

By the time he was 21, Lewis had become a first call jazz drummer, working with Sonny Stitt, Art Pepper, Red Garland, Lee Konitz, Barney Kessell and Slide Hampton.

In 1981, Nash moved to New York City and joined the trio of the great jazz vocalist Betty Carter. For nearly four years, he toured internationally with Ms. Carter. He is featured on three of her recordings, including the Grammy winning ‘Look What I Got.’

World-renowned bassist Ron Carter hired Nash in 1984. As a member of Carter’s various bands, Nash toured extensively and is featured on several of the bassist’s recordings.

From 1990 to 2000, Lewis was a member of the Tommy Flanagan Trio, and is featured on seven CD recordings with the late piano master. During this period, Nash also toured and recorded with both the Carnegie Hall Jazz Band and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra.

His impressive discography (over 300 recordings) includes projects with jazz legends Dizzy Gillespie, Oscar Peterson, Benny Carter, Hank Jones and John Lewis, as well as new jazz stars Diana Krall, Joe Lovano and Roy Hargrove. Demonstrating his stylistic diversity, Nash is also featured on recordings by Natalie Cole, Bette Midler, Nancy Wilson, Kenny Rankin, Melissa Manchester and George Michael.

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