Vancouver Jazz Festival presents Jazz at Pyatt Hall
Emmet Cohen Trio featuring Houston Person
Dynamic and multifaceted American pianist/composer Emmet Cohen’s elegant introspection, neo-classical flourishes, and bravura bebop chops are “guaranteed to make the walls sweat” (WGBO). Possessing a fluid technique, innovative tonal palette, and expansive repertoire, this young superstar plays with the command of a seasoned veteran and the passion of an artist fully devoted to his craft. Since the early-1960’s, Houston Person has done his soulful part to keep the bluesy, thick-toned tenor saxophone tradition alive. A soul-jazz giant, Person has spun blues, ballads, and R&B classics with a Who’s Who of jazz, including Johnny Hammond, Etta Jones, and Ron Carter. With Russell Hall bass, and Evan Sherman drums.