Dayna Stephens Group featuring Patrick Bartley, Jr.
Since the release of his 2007 disc, The Timeless Now (CTA), Dayna Stephens has emerged as one of his generation’s most distinguished modern jazz tenor saxophonists and composers. He hones a sinewy yet supple tone that unfurls poised improvisations that maximize melodic ingenuity. GRAMMY Award-nominated saxophonist, composer, and bandleader Patrick Bartley, Jr. has appeared on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert and featured in the Emmy-nominated HBO special Wynton Marsalis: A YoungArts Masterclass. This edition of the Mentorship Series will present mentor Dayna Stephens and mentee Patrick Bartley Jr. together on saxophone in Harlem as the program’s culminating residency of performances.
Dayna Stephens – tenor saxophone/EWI
Patrick Bartley – alto saxophone
Gadi Lehavi – piano
Ben Street – bass
Johnathan Blake – drums
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The Jazz Gallery serves as an international cultural center where the youngest generation of emerging professional jazz musicians are nurtured with opportunities to collaborate with their peers, discover and refine their creativity, and perform in front of eager audiences. Through residencies, workshops and exhibitions, we provide a platform for artists to discover their unique voice and a home for established musicians to continue to experiment and grow. Together with The National Jazz Museum in Harlem and The Jazz Gallery, artists and audiences come together from around the world to explore new creative ideas, collaborate and celebrate jazz as a dynamic art form that reflects our ever-changing world.