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TJBS Great Albums Concert: Boss Tenors, w/ Evan Cobb & Rahsaan Barber
Rudy's Jazz Room
Nashville, TN
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TJBS Great Albums Concert: Boss Tenors, w/ Evan Cobb & Rahsaan Barber
The next concert in the TJBS Great Albums Concert Series is Friday, May 6, 6:30 and 8:30 pm. The performance will celebrate the classic Gene Ammons and Sonny Still recording, Boss Tenors. Featured performers will be saxophonists Evan Cobb and Rahsaan Barber.

The concert will take place at the newly-opened Rudy's Jazz Room, at 809 Gleaves Street in the Gulch. We're excited to begin a new partnership with Rudy's, and think this will be a great venue for our members and friends to enjoy great jazz performance.

Tickets will be $15 for TJBS members and students, $20 for non-members. Tickets are on sale shortly Brown Paper Tickets. Seats for both the 6:30 and 8:30 shows will be General Admission (no reserved seating). Rudy's has a full bar and restaurant, so unlike our concerts in the Jazz Cave, this event will not be BYOB.

Boss Tenors (subtitled Straight Ahead from Chicago August 1961) was recorded by saxophonists Gene Ammons and Sonny Stitt in Chicago in 1961 and originally released on the Verve label. Scott Yanow of AllMusic notes that  "Ammons and Stitt teamed together many times over a three-decade period, including co-leading a band during 1950-1952, but Boss Tenors is arguably their finest recording. Backed by pianist John Houston, bassist Buster Williams, and drummer George Brown, Ammons and Stitt battle it out on There Is No Greater Love, Ammons' The One Before This, Autumn Leaves, Blues Up and Down, and Stitt's Counter Clockwise. This is competitive bebop at its best, with Stitt and Ammons proving to be equal matches."

You won't want to miss music city's own version of the Boss Tenors performing this classic recording!

ABOUT THE SERIES

The Great Albums Concert Series shows the incredible talent of Nashville's jazz and blues artists with performances of the greatest jazz and blues albums in history. The series features rare, often first-time collaborations between Music City's most celebrated singers and instrumentalists, tackling live performances of works by artists such as Nancy Wilson, Cannonball Adderley, John Coltrane, Ella Fitzgerald, and Louis Armstrong. Audiences will leave with new knowledge and appreciation of a landmark album, and will understand the greatness of our own artists, as they "step into the shoes" of the most historic and engaging musical artists of the 20th century.

The Tennessee Jazz & Blues Society is a nonprofit organization with a 40-year history of supporting and promoting jazz and blues in the area. With an acclaimed website and newsletter along with concert productions, the TJBS is active in "connecting, supporting, and serving jazz and blues."

Location

Rudy's Jazz Room (View)
809 Gleaves St
Nashville, TN 37203
United States

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Categories

Music > Jazz

Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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