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Jason Yeager Trio: Chamber Jazz Inspired by Latin, Classical & Literature
April 14, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm| $10 - $15
New York-based pianist Jason Yeager returns to the Red Poppy for an evening of catchy and quirky melodies inspired by Kurt Vonnegut’s fictional characters, re-imagined standards by the likes of Thelonious Monk and Duke Ellington, grooves from Argentina and Brazil, and musings on Messiaen. He will also perform music from his forthcoming album with violin/mandolin virtuoso Jason Anick, as well as music by Billy Strayhorn and Stevie Wonder.
Jason Yeager – piano
Doug Stewart – bass
Mike Quigg – drums
Pianist/composer and Inner Circle Music recording artist Jason Yeager’s music is expressive and multifaceted, incorporating the blues, 20th-century classical harmonic language, Latin folkloric rhythms, and more. A faculty member in the piano department at Berklee College of Music and an honors graduate of the Tufts University/New England Conservatory Double Degree Program, Yeager was awarded the Hot House Jazz Fans Decision 2014 Awards for best pianist and best organist.
Time: Doors 7:00PM / Show 7:30PM
Admission: $10-15 sliding scale
Tickets will not be sold in advance for this event – please arrive at the Red Poppy when doors open to purchase tickets. All ages are welcome.