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Sat, May 07|
Takoma Station Tavern
Lafayette Gilchrist Quintet
ALL TICKET SALES ARE FINAL...$15 Advanced / $20 Day of event
Time & Location
May 07, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Takoma Station Tavern, 6914 4th St NW, Washington, DC 20012, USA
About the Event
Doors open: 6:30pm
Show starts: 7:00pm
$15 in advance, $20 day of show
Lafayette Gilchrist - piano
Charles Rahmat Woods - reeds
Herman Burney - bass
Eric Kennedy - drums
Kevin Pender - percussion
Lafayette Gilchrist (born August 3, 1967) is an American jazz pianist and composer. Originally from Washington DC, he has lived in Baltimore since age 17. He has had a long association with saxophonist David Murray, with whom he has toured internationally. Gilchrist leads an octet/nonet named the New Volcanoes and a trio called Inside Out (with bassist Michael Formanek and drummer Eric Kennedy).
An NPR reviewer commented that Gilchrist's "two-handed piano . . . has techno and minimalism behind it. It's not just about the notes; it's also about the waves in which they come, and the troughs in between.” Gilchrist says "I'm always seeking a dialogue between popular rhythms and the improvising process. For me to make personal music, I have to come out of the music I grew up with and love, and that's hip-hop and go-go.”
Lafayette has released 15 albums as leader including his most recent album of solo piano called “Now,” released in 2020.
ALL TICKET SALES ARE FINAL...$15 Advanced / $20 on Day-Of