Save the date for Thursday June 28 - Sunday July 1st, where Jackie will be a special guest of internationally-acclaimed saxophonist Irwin Hall (Melody Gardot, Dee Dee Bridgewater). For more information:
Dear friends, Marc Cary pays tribute to long-standing musical influencer, the late Betty Carter. This concert puts together past musicians from Betty Carter's groups, and also places a spotlight on the future of the idiom with a group of musicians who came up in Betty Carter's Jazz Ahead program. Jackie will be joining Marc Cary for a portion of this concert.
Newark native Antoinette Montague is presented with the Women in Media - Newark Award for Lifetime in Music and Service in Jazz. She will be performing music with her group "The Antoinette Montague Experience”, and has invited singers Kameelah Harper and Jackie Gage to share a few selections during the evening. Band members include Danny Mixon on piano, Melisa Slocum on bass, Bobby Sanabria on drums, Lakecia Benjamin on sax, Alex Cowing on tap dancing and vocals.
Please mark your calendars for an exciting concert at Harlem Stage on March 9th. Longtime Abbey Lincoln collaborator Marc Cary re-imagines the seminal Freedom Now Suite album, We Insist!, in a concert that features Terri Lyne Carrington, Reggie Workman, Sameer Gupta, Edmar Colón and special surprise guests.
We are ringing in the New Year with the first 2018 concert for The Cell. This evening, Jackie Gage features pianist Marc Cary, along with Anthony Ware, Carlos Homs, Ben Williams, and Henry Conerway III.