Our Harlem Jazz Saturdays series continues with MONK AND ME, a performance by pianist Sharp Radway showcasing the music of Thelonious Monk in addition to his own originals.
Doors at 5:00pm. Music begins at 7:00pm. Event ends at 10:00pm.
No cover charge. Reserve a table.
Sharp Radway (piano), Gerald Cannon (bass), Darrell Green (drums)
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Sharp Radway is a pianist / composer / arranger / author who is a native of Hartford, Connecticut and currently resides in Brooklyn, New York. He remains in demand throughout the country and abroad. Sharp has worked with several Jazz luminaries as well as forefathers of the music. Among them are Yusef Lateef, Benny Golson, Red Holloway, Peewee Ellis, Hamiet Bluiett, Slide Hampton, Curtis Fuller, Benny Powell, Steve Turre, Fred Wesley, Frank Lacy, Kiane Zawadi, Bucky Pizzarelli, Diane Schuur, Joe Lee Wilson, Kevin Mahogany, Nnenna Freelon, James Spaulding, Louis Hayes, Greg Bandy, Ben Dixon, Winard Harper, Candido, Leopoldo Fleming, Russell Gunn, Ted Curson, Nicolas Payton, Eddie Henderson, and Randy Brecker and many more.
He also serves as music director, pianist, and arranger for The Celebration of Lionel Hampton Big Band and The New York City Ska Orchestra. In addition to playing the piano he is also a prolific composer and arranger. Staying true to his roots, he also continues to play in church regularly, serving as Music Director for a local church in Brooklyn, New York.