Thursday, May 31st at 9:30pm
sees a duet performance of of Parisian père et fils, Olivier & Jean Baptiste Franc
, at the fabulous and funky Triad Theatre.
Olivier Franc is probably the world's number one disciple of jazz legend Sidney Bechet, truly channeling the master's spirit & signature sound at times.
Olivier will be bringing an actual Sidney Bechet soprano sax as his ax for the evening. Stride piano expert Jean Baptiste will be on piano. Most unusual guest will be fellow pianist Allan Tate, a blues & gospel specialist who was sideman to the truly legendary Sister Rosetta Tharpe!
Showtime is 9:30pm. Tickets are $24.50,
(with a 2 drink minimum) at this link:
The Triad Theatre
158 West 72nd St, NYC 10023
(212) 279-4200 ~ www.triadnyc.com
Thursday, May 31st, 9:30pm