Blue Note Jazz Club announces DJ Logic & Friends January race
The Blue Note Jazz Club of New York announces the return of DJ Logic, the first DJ to make the front page of the historic hall in 2003. From January 6 to 9, DJ Logic & Friends will give two shows per evening at 8:00 PM. and 10:30 p.m. ET.
DJ Logic will be joined by a group of world-class Friends, including Karl Denson on saxophone, MonoNeon on bass and Adam Deitch on drums. One of the world’s most accomplished musicians, DJ Logic is known for using turntables as part of a live band, guiding listeners through groove-rich journeys steeped in jazz, hip-hop and sound. electronic. The Bronx-born musician frequently works with a phenomenal guest list, and he knows how to choose his collaborators as well as his samples. DJ Logic’s flagship Blue Note shows are still eagerly awaited and its 2022 run promises a happy start to the year.
“It will be a ray of electric music with incredible eclectic players, exploring funk, grooves and patterns”DJ Logic states. “This group of incredibly talented, important and virtuoso artists is a funk dream team,” says Alex Kurland, director of programming at Blue Note. “Regardless, each artist has a history and deep roots at Blue Note. As a collective joining forces under the direction of the great and powerful DJ Logic, these guys are musical acrobats. The project is truly of a higher level and will delight the public. Fasten your seat belt! “
The turntable player’s theorem as a musician has long been proven in the capable hands of DJ Logic, who, with jazz as a foundation, became a wax innovator by crossing genres and mixing his sound across the map. As one of the world’s most accomplished turntables, DJ Logic is widely recognized for bringing jazz to the world of hip-hop and is considered by most to be a highly respected session musician and conductor. innovative. Since his emergence in the early ’90s amid the Bronx hip-hop scene, the New York-based deejay has amassed a veritable mountain of collaborations, including a full-fledged band with members of Blues Traveler (The John Popper Project ft. DJ Logic), a trio with Steve Molitz & Freekbass (Headtronics), a jazz project with Georgian prodigy Beka Gochiasvili, and as a member of the album The Offense of the Drum by Arturo O’Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra. He also has a long list of other collaborations with artists such as Bob Weir, John Mayer, Medeski Martin and Wood, Christian McBride, OAR, Carly Simon, Marcus Miller, Jack Johnson, Vernon Reid, Warren Haynes, Charlie Hunter, Jack DeJohnette, Ben Harper, Mos Def, The Roots, Bernie Worrell, Bill Laswell, Melvin Gibbs, Fred Wesley, Sean Kuti and many more.
Since 1981, the Blue Note Jazz Club has been a cultural institution in New York City and one of the premier jazz clubs in the world. Blue Note strives to preserve the history of jazz, and the club is a place where progression and innovation – the foundations of jazz – are encouraged and practiced every night. In addition to the main acts starring Robert Glasper, Pat Metheny, Christain McBride, Joshua Redman, Ron Carter and Chris Botti, Blue Note regularly features emerging artists from jazz, soul, hip-hop, R&B and funk. . After 40 years of success, Blue Note continues to carry the torch of 21st century jazz to New York’s cultural heart, Greenwich Village.
Tickets for the shows can be purchased at https://www.bluenotejazz.com