Music hours: 6:30 to 8:30: Duo // 9:00 Brian Charette Quartet, featuring Doug Webb
New York-based, Grammy nominated, Hammond organist, Brian Charette is in town for this special appearance.
Charette has been called, “Dazzling” and “Virtuosic” (Edward Blanco of Ejazzreview)
A leading voice in modern jazz, he has worked with many notable artists such as: Joni Mitchell, Chaka Khan, Lou Donaldson, and countless others. Since moving to New York in 1995 from his native Meriden, Connecticut, Charette has become an integral part of the New York City jazz scene.
Bill Milkowski of Jazz Times has called Brian “one of the best of the new breed of B3 Players”. Keyboard Magazine’s Carl Lumma said “if you care a whit about the future of music you owe this album a listen”. Outside of music, Brian is passionate about chess and White Crane kung fu in which he holds a black sash.
Doug Webb plays not only tenor sax, he also plays…. soprillo, sopranino, C soprano, soprano, slide soprano, swanee, saxello, F mezzo soprano, alto, stritch, C melody, tenor, straight tenor, baritone, bass, cortrabass and tubax saxophones... piccolo, Eb, Db, C, G, bass and contrabass flutes..and almost every size ever made of every other woodwind listed in wikipedia under woodwinds...including sarrusophones and renaissance and baroque woodwinds, double reeds...14 sizes of clarinets...and ethnic woodwinds from every region of the world.