Date(s) - 05/29/2019
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mr Musichead Gallery
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BUY TICKETS | $25 Tickets include complimentary wine/beer tasting. This event is a 16+ only engagement.
- 6:30PM Doors Open
- 7:30PM Music Starts
Live jazz every Wednesday evening after work!
Mr Musichead Gallery, in partnership with Los Angeles Jazz Radio Broadcaster and Producer LeRoy Downs and All Music Television Founder/CEO Frederick Smith, Jr. presents a weekly lineup of internationally recognized Jazz artists.
Jazz lovers will enjoy an early evening wine and beer tasting on the back patio, as well as a rotating display of jazz art and photography with special guest performers.
Self-taught pianist and composer Jean-Michel Pilc has performed with numerous jazz giants including Roy Haynes, Billy Hart, Michael Brecker, Dave Liebman, Jean Toussaint, Rick Margitza, Kenny Werner, Martial Solal, Michel Portal, Daniel Humair, Marcus Miller, Kenny Garrett, Lenny White, Chris Potter, John Abercrombie, the Mingus Dynasty & Big Band, Lew Soloff and Richard Bona, among others. He has also worked with Harry Belafonte as his musical director and pianist, and has performed a duet with the legendary opera singer Jessye Norman. Jean-Michel’s renowned trio featuring bassist François Moutin and drummer Ari Hoenighas released numerous standout recordings, including Together – Live at Sweet Basil and NYC -Vol. 1 & 2 (2000), Welcome Home (2002), Cardinal Points (2004) andLive at Iridium, NYC(2004). The group later released Threedom in 2010 after reforming under the collective name Pilc-Moutin-Hoenig. An active solo performerwho’s appeared in concert internationally, Jean-Michelhas released four critically-acclaimed solo piano records: Follow Me (2004), Essential (2011) and What Is This Thing Called? (2015), and a new solo double album, Parallel, released on Challenge Records in June2018. In addition to extensive work as a sideman in a variety of ensembles, Jean-Michel’s diverse other personal projects include Modern Lights, a composition reflecting on Charlie Chaplin’s work that was premiered at the Caramoor Jazz Festival in August 2009. The project was funded through a New Works Grant from Chamber Music America.