11 West 53 Street
New York City, New York 10019

Jazz: Brandon Ross and Blazing Beauty

Brandon Ross, guitars, banjo, vocals; Stomu Takeishi, acoustic bass guitar; JT Lewis, drums; Graham Haynes, cornet

Guitarist/producer/composer Brandon Ross has worked with Arrested Development, Bill Frisell, Me'Shell N'degéOcello, Henry Threadgill, Tony Williams, and Cassandra Wilson (including her Grammy-winning New Moon Daughter), and with his electric "Nu Jazz" trio Harriet Tubman. A self-professed “future-folk” musician, he also performs with bassist Stomu Takeishi in duet and has created film scores for vintage silent films and contemporary documentaries.

Admission to Summergarden is free. Chairs are limited and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Admittance to the Sculpture Garden is subject to close if attendance reaches maximum capacity. Entrance is through the Garden gate on Fifty-fourth Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues. The Garden opens at 7:00 p.m. and concerts start at 8:00 p.m.

In the event of rain, concerts will be held indoors in The Agnes Gund Garden Lobby. The entrance is also on Fifty-fourth Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues and doors open later, at 7:30 p.m.

Official Website: http://moma.org/events/summergarden/index.html

Added by Fumio on July 23, 2006

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