GPAC's Jazz in the Box with Joe Alterman
September 11, 2015 06:00 PM-08:30 PM
Germantown Performing Arts Center - Black Box Theater, 1801 Exeter Rd., Germantown, TN 38138
Germantown Performing Arts Center (GPAC) welcomes the New Memphis network to meet and greet Joe Alterman, pianist and composer, before his live jazz show. The meet and greet begins at 6:00pm to be followed by a live performance. Complimentary drinks and hors d'oeuvres will be served.
About the Musician
A pianist and composer, Joe Alterman has performed at venues around the world including the Blue Note Jazz Club in Milan, Blues Alley in Washington, DC, and Preservation Hall in New Orleans. He has led groups at venues in New York City including the Blue Note Jazz Club, the Iridium, the Kitano, 21 Club, Le Cirque, and Jazz at Lincoln Center's Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, among others. He also recently performed at the "Marian McPartland Piano Jazz All-Star Celebration" at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, as well as at Jack Kleinsinger Presents "Highlights in Jazz", as a part of the "Next Generation All-Stars," where he performed alongside tenor saxophone great Houston Person.
Speaking about Alterman, legendary pianist Ramsey Lewis stated, "When listening to Joe Alterman perform, it is obvious that he has studied the history of jazz piano. However, his own style of playing is appealing, challenging and quite satisfying."
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