National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master Dave Liebman and his 18-piece big band under the direction of Gunnar Mossblad are holding a year-long 2017-2018 commemoration to honor John Coltrane’s Mossblad are holding a year-long 2017-2018 commemoration to honor John Coltrane’s 90th birthday, Liebman’s 70th birthday, and the 50th anniversary of Coltrane’s death. This Grammy™ ̶ nominated big band has been recording and performing in major jazz performance spaces and universities around the United States since 2000.
“Lieb” will be featured on several iconic Coltrane masterworks arranged specifically for him.
The band is comprised of top-shelf New York City musicians: Dave Liebman, Gunnar Mossblad, Charles Pillow, Dave Mossblad, Charles Pillow, Dave Riekenberg, Tom Christensen, Jay Brandford, Bob Millikan, Brian Pareschi, Stuart Mack, Patrick Dorian, Tim Sessions, Scott Reeves, Sam Burtis, Jeff Nelson, Jim Ridl, Vic Juris, Tony Marino, and Marko Marcinko.
SUNY Orange’s Cultural Affairs is hosting this auspicious performance at the Historic Paramount Theater on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 3pm.
Tickets are available online anytime at http://middletownparamount.
Students are allowed free admittance at the door.