FEATURING JULIAN LAGE, SCOTT COLLEY & ANTONIO SANCHEZ
GROUP SET TO MAKE THEIR NORTH AMERICAN DEBUT
AT BLUE NOTE, OCTOBER 19-24
The New Gary Burton Quartet, featuring guitarist Julian Lage, bassist Scott Colley, and drummer Antonio Sanchez, is set to perform at Blue Note on October 19-24. The week long engagement will serve as the North American debut for the group, which made its world premiere at the Red Sea Jazz Festival in August 2010.
For over five decades, Gary Burton, the Grammy® award winning vibraphonist and former Berklee College of Music Executive Vice President, has crossed musical barriers and generations with his innovative ensembles. His quartets have featured a unique mix of established musicians while discovering and showcasing younger musicians, many of whom would soon become some of the world’s most recognizable artists. Musicians such as Larry Coryell, Jerry Hahn, Mick Goodrick, Pat Metheny, Tiger Okoshi, John Scofield, Kurt Rosenwinkel, and most recently Julian Lage, began their careers in Burton’s esteemed quartet. Continue reading