Wednesday, October 17, 2007, 8:30 pm
Tenor saxophonist and composer David Sanchez presents the New York premiere of Melaza, a bold new multi-movement work for jazz sextet tracing the migration of African people to the Caribbean.
"a fresh, appealing voice" - Boston Globe
"rhythmically entrancing and highly elegant music." - New Yorker
"Sanchez festively conjures images of Sonny Rollins." - Washington Post
"fiery authority and meditative calm" - Village Voice