New York, NY – April 23, 2021: The National Jazz Museum in Harlem, TNT Groove International and the Stella Adler Center for the Arts are partnering to present “Jazz and Jazz Adjacent”, a concert featuring Fred Johnson and Andy Reiss which also celebrates their latest collaboration, DUO. The concert will be live streamed on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 7pm EST and is free with no advance registration required in the interest of removing as many barriers as possible to participation.
Frederick “Fred” Johnson’s specializes in vocal jazz interpretation and improvisation and has performed, recorded and opened for some of the greatest of America’s Jazz and R&B Icons including Joe Williams, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Chick Corea, Cedar Walton, Ramsey Lewis, Joe Zawinul, Aretha Franklin, George Benson, Richard Elliot, Patti LaBelle. His music is rooted in the ancient vocal practices of melodic narrative and has been nurtured by masters of the West African oral traditions and nourished by his lifetime study and performance of jazz.
Guitarist Andre “Andy” Reiss is a Grammy award winning musician and six time Grammy nominee. He has played on hundreds of records with artists including Miranda Lambert, John Oates, Amy Grant, Willie Nelson, Kenny Rogers and Leon Russell. He also has recorded with many jazz greats, including Pete Christlieb, Beegee Adair, Benny Golson, and as a member of “Bad Rhythm“, an exciting jazz trio with drummer Danny Coots and pianist Brian Holland.
The concert will be broadcast in real time by way of the following links:
Youtube Stream Link: https://www.youtube.com/
Facebook Live Link: https://facebook.com/