Jazz50 | Jazz Advance: Cecil Taylor Tribute Concert

NEC: Jordan Hall | Directions

290 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA
United States

Among NEC’s many prominent alumni, Cecil Taylor stands out for his influence over the history of jazz.

Taylor’s significant legacy will be recognized with a series of piano solos featuring NEC faculty and alumni Ran Blake, Bruce Brubaker, Ethan Iverson, Matthew Shipp and Dan Tepfer. Ensemble performances will include Steve Lacy’s “Rain” as well as an ensemble led by NEC faculty members Joe Morris and Dominique Eade.

Pre-Concert Panel Discussion

There will be a pre-concert Panel Discussion, open to public, at 5 p.m. in Brown Hall.

  1. Bruce Brubaker/John Cage: Before Dream/Dream

    Artists
  2. Matthew Shipp: 2-X-Z

    Artists
    • Matthew Shipp, piano
  3. TBA

    Artists
    • Dan Tepfer, piano
  4. Victor Young and Ned Washington: Stella By Starlight

    Artists
  5. Ethan Iverson: Showdown

    Artists
  6. TBA

    Artists
  7. Zero Hour

    Artists
  8. Joe Morris: Morning Group

    Artists
    • Alison Burik, alto saxophone
    • Chi Wen Lo, piano
    • Joe Morris, guitar
    • Zach Lavine, bass
    • Mario Fabrizio, drums
  9. Ruth Lepson: Poetry

  10. Rain

    Ensembles
    • NEC Jazz Orchestra
  11. Cecil Taylor: Bulbs

    Ensembles
    • NEC Jazz Orchestra