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The arrival of Four Directions marks the second studio record for the Marc Cary Focus Trio, and the welcoming of touring-member Rashaan Carter in his first keep reading »

Legendary trombonist and composer Ku-umba Frank Lacy has a new record out on the Smalls Live imprint where he is joined by a stellar band keep reading »

Wallace has kept alive the tradition of nurturing young and talented musicians as key components in his working band. His current configuration has Rashaan Carter on Bass, Aruan Ortiz on Keyboards and 17 year old Kush Abadey on drums. With Wallace and his brother Antoine on Tenor, Soprano and Bass Clarinet, the infusion of new blood has synergized into an incendiary unit, taking the eclectic Roney Quintet repertoire to fiery heights of intensity, and eloquent, poignant expressions of virtuosity.

On Friday (3/4), Marc Cary will bring his “Indigenous People” to Le Poisson Rouge. With a talented roster of musicians behind him, Cary, a pianist renowned for melding western and eastern music, will take to the stage this time delving into the music of West Africa, Native America, and East India in an all acoustic setting.