Oliver Lakes 2 day, 70 Birthday Celebration!
October 12 & 13, 8:00pm
What: Oliver Lakes 70th Birthday Celebration!
Where:Roulette, 509 Atlantic Ave Brooklyn, 2/3/4/5/A/C/G/D/M/N/R/B/Q trains & the LIRR
When: October 12 - Improvised Duets / October 13 - Oliver Lake Big Band
Cost/Info: $15/10 members/students/seniors, http://www.roulette.org
Brooklyn, NY: Roulette continues the 70th birthday celebrations for outstanding musician Oliver Lake. A Melon Jazz Living Legacy Award recipient, Lake has embraced a diverse array of musical styles and disciplines throughout his long and highly acclaimed career, he has an array of extraordinary talents including composer, saxophonist, flautist and bandleader that have made him a world-renown artist. At Roulette, he will be presenting a night of improvised duets featuring an all star cast of musicians October 12 and, October 13 the Oliver Lake Big Band will perform in a rare Brooklyn engagement.
October 12 - Improvised Duets Concert
Featuring: Orrin Evans, piano, Nasheet Waits, drums, Alex Harding, bari sax, Jason Marshall, bari sax, Jason Hwang, violin, Joel Harrison, guitar, Joe Daley, tuba, Pheeroan Ak Laff, drums
October 13 - Oliver Lake Big Band
Featuring: Jason Marshall, bari sax, Darius Jones, alto sax, Bruce Williams, alto sax, Mike Lee, tenor sax, James Stewart, tenor sax, Waldron Riks, trumpet, Greg Glassman, trumpet, Duane Eubanks, trumpet, Aaron Johnson, trombone, Stafford Hunter, trombone, Alfred Patterson, trombone, Terry Greene, trombone, Robert Sabin, bass, Yoichi Uzeki, piano, Chris Beck, drums
Coming up at Roulette!
October 25, 2012 - Guy Klucevsek
November 4, 2012 - S.E.M Ensemble
Roulette – one of New York City’s premiere venues for experimental music for over 33 years - has reopened bigger and better than ever. Located in a newly renovated 1920s Art Deco concert hall in Downtown Brooklyn, the new Roulette features two levels of seating for up to 400 people
(600 standing), an expanded multi-channel sound system, projection screen for film and multi-media events, state-of-the-art lighting system, modular stage, and a specially designed floor to accommodate dance. Teamed with bold new programming, the new Roulette promises to be one of the most exciting places in New York City - if not the country - to experience adventurous music and art.