Oliver Lake: Improvised Duos (Oliver Lake 70th Birthday Celebration!)

Friday, October 12, 2012 @ 8:00 pm

Roulette continues the 70th birthday celebrations for outstanding musician Oliver Lake. A Melon Jazz Living Legacy Award recipient, Lake has embraced a diverse array of musical styles and disciplines throughout his long and highly acclaimed career, he has an array of extraordinary talents including composer, saxophonist, flautist and bandleader that have made him a world-renown artist. At Roulette, he will be presenting a night of improvised duets featuring an all star cast of musicians October 12  and, October 13 the Oliver Lake Big Band will perform in a rare Brooklyn engagement.

Oliver Lake will be giving a post-concert talk – FREE with purchase of concert ticket!

Friday, October 12 2012
Oliver Lake Improvised Duos

Featuring: Orrin Evans, piano; Nasheet Waits, drums; Alex Harding, bari  sax; Jason Marshall, bari  sax;  Jason Hwang, violin; Joel Harrison, guitar; Joe Daley, tuba; Pheeroan Ak Laff, drums.

Funded in part through New Music USA’s Metlife Creative Connections program.