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Harlem Jazz Series - Corcoran Holt Trio

  • Greater Calvary Baptist Church 43-55 West 124th Street New York, NY 10027 USA (map)

Corcoran Holt, a son of Washington, DC, began playing djembe and other West African percussion instruments at the age of 4.  Corcoran feels called to the bass and his work is about honoring the ancestors. Corcoran feels blessed and gives thanks to the many jazz legends and greats with whom he has worked. Corcoran performs regularly at many of the top music festivals and venues around the world. Some have included The North Sea Jazz Festival, Monterey Jazz Festival, Newport Jazz Festival, The Village Vanguard, The Blue Note, Dizzy's Club Coca Cola to name a few. Corcoran has performed through North, Central and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean. Currently, Corcoran leads his own group and is the regular bassist in the Kenny Garrett Quintet. Corcoran also works with numerous bands throughout the world and he is based in NYC and also serves as a djembe drummer/music therapist at Greater Harlem Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, where he plays for his elders.

Featuring: Corcoran Holt - bass; Stacy Dillard - saxophone; and Chris Beck - drums

First set: 12:00pm-12:45pm (15 min break); Second set: 1:00pm-1:45pm 

Cost: $15

Earlier Event: November 23
Harlem Jazz Series - Bruce Williams
Later Event: November 30
Harlem Jazz Series - Gino Sitson