“Manhattan Jazz Vibes”
EDDIE HENDERSON -TRUMPET/FLUGELHORN
ESSIET OKON ESSIET – BASS
PETER ZAK – PIANO
SYLVIA CUENCA – DRUMS
This masterfully talented group of musicians will fill the room with hard-swinging jazz magic and sophisticated artistry.
Originally from the Bay Area, NYC based Sylvia Cuenca is a skillful, hard-swinging post-bop/hard bop drummer who toured extensively with Joe Henderson across the globe and performed with legendary trumpeter Clark Terry for more than a decade. The quartet is rounded out with Eddie Henderson (trumpet/flugelhorn), Essiet Essiet (bass), and Peter Zak (piano). Eddie Henderson is a prominent voice on the Jazz Circuit, having toured with Herbie Hancock in the 1970’s. Henderson’s influences include Booker Little, Clifford Brown, Woody Shaw, and Miles Davis. NYC based Essiet Okon Essiet has performed and recorded with legends such as Freddie Hubbard, Bobby Hutchinson, Cedar Walton, Abby Lincoln and Mulgrew Miller to name a few. Since relocating to New York, pianist Peter Zak has performed and/or recorded with Junior Cook, George Coleman, Jimmy Cobb, Billy Hart, Ryan Kisor, Etta Jones, Scott Hamilton, Peter Bernstein, Al Foster, Eric Alexander, Curtis Stigers, Walt Weiskopf, and Jon Hendricks, among many others.
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