CURTIS TAYLOR QUARTET - JAZZ @ THE ATHENAEUM
The series concludes on Thursday, July 28 with the Curtis Taylor Quartet, featuring an Athenaeum debut by San Diego-based Taylor on trumpet, joined by another Athenaeum favorite pianist, the brilliant Eric Reed, plus Ben Williams on bass, and Richard Sellers on drums. Taylor relocated to San Diego in 2014 and quickly has become a leading player on the local scene. Taylor completed his B.A. in Jazz Studies at Michigan State University and went on to attain his Master’s degree in the prestigious jazz program at Rutgers University. Among his national credits, Taylor toured extensively with jazz pianist Cyrus Chestnut and with virtuosic saxophonist James Carter’s quintet. He also has performed and recorded with rising jazz star vocalist Gregory Porter, including Porter’s Grammy-winning CD Liquid Spirit.
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