The Connie Crothers Quartet

  Roulette Presents: The Connie Crothers Quartet Deep Friendship a CD Release Celebration, February 4, 8pm, two sets “The music of the Connie Crothers Quartet manages to balance traditional patterns and free improvisation in a way that is mysterious, magical and brilliant” -Music Boom What: The Connie Crothers Quartet When: Tuesday, February 4, 8pm Where: Roulette, 509 Atlantic Ave Brooklyn, 2/3/4/5/A/C/G/D/M/N/R/B/Q trains & the LIRR Cost: $20/15 Info: www.roulette.org / 917.267.0368 The Connie Crothers Quartet, practitioners … Read more The Connie Crothers Quartet

The Firehouse Gig

Here are some stills of Nicole Peyrafitte’s gig this past Saturday at the Firehouse in Brooklyn. After an excellent first set by the two superb double bass players Michael Bisio and Ken Filinao, Nicole joined the duo &  they played a breathtaking second set, which also featured appearances by Firehouse artistic director Sandra Sprecher on piano & la Grande Dame of the piano, Connie Crothers. I shot some amateurish videos which … Read more The Firehouse Gig

Saturday Night Pleasures: Crothers & Bisio

It may have been hotter than hell at The Stone tonight, but after 5 minutes you knew that even if it was a July scorcher in NYC, the real heat was coming from the two musicians who were cookin’ onstage: Connie Crothers (piano) & Michael Bisio (double bass). A fifty minute set without interruptions, pure playing, pure impro-travelogue, exhilarating for the listener, but, or so it seemed to me, … Read more Saturday Night Pleasures: Crothers & Bisio