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2017 NYC Jazz Festival
April 9, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Manhattan Concert Productions Presents
New York City Jazz Festival 2017
featuring Stefon Harris
Sunday, April 9 at 8:00PM
Manhattan Concert Productions presents the 14th annual New York City Jazz Festival featuring Stefon Harris & Sonic Creed at Harlem's world-famous Apollo Theater.
Educator, Vibraphonist and Composer, Stefon Harris has been heralded as “one of the most important young artists in jazz” by The Los Angeles Times. A four-time GRAMMY™ nominee, he is a seven-time Best Mallet player by the Jazz Journalist Association, the recipient of Lincoln Center’s Martin E. Segal Award, Downbeat’s Critics Poll Winner for Vibraphone (2015, 2013) and 2014 Expanded Critic’s Poll for Vibes from Jazz Times. He won a 2014 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Jazz Album for Wonder: The Songs of Stevie Wonder as a member of the SF Jazz Collective. Harris earned a BM in Classical Percussion and a MM in Jazz Performance from Manhattan School of Music. He tours worldwide with his bands Sonic Creed, Blackout and Ninety Miles. Harris teaches at New York University and is Artistic Director of Jazz Education at New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC). He has been Artist in Residence at Fontana Chamber Arts, Kalamazoo, The Lied Center in Lincoln, Nebraska, and San Francisco Performances.
Don’t miss this unforgettable evening of Jazz!