06–03-2022 Harlem, NY – Craig Harris leads a quartet at Mount Morris Ascension Presbyterian Church, in the Harlem Jazz Boxx series. He was joined by Russell Carter, drums, Jordyn Davis, bass and Franklin Ranking, guitar. Photo by Ozier Muhammad
As we celebrate International Jazz Day, expect a world-class performance from Craig Harris, a trombonist, composer, sonic shaman, and one of creative music’s most progressive thought-leaders.
On this day, let us celebrate jazz and its diplomatic role of uniting people in all corners of the globe!
Craig Harris is a trombonist, composer, and gifted sonic shaman. A musical journey that began when touring with the inimitable Sun Ra, led Craig on a path that affirmed his place in performance with and among the ranks of creative music’s most progressive thought-leaders. A prolific composer, and bandleader of various-sized ensembles, Craig has amassed an extensive discography of his own influential work in addition to contributing to the projects of his esteemed colleagues. Steeped in the tradition of using his musical voice to comment on social injustice and humanity, Craig is a 2022 nominee for the NAACP Image Awards as co-composer of the score for the Oscar-winning film Judas and the Black Messiah. Craig’s newest recording is Managing the Mask.
Date: April 28, 2023
Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm
More Info: https://harlemjazzboxx.com
Mt. Morris Ascension Presbyterian Church
15 Mount Morris Park West
New York NY 10027 US
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