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Creative Jazz Club: Benny Lackner Trio

When:

Wed 21 Oct 2015, 8:00pm–10:00pm

Where: 1885 Basement, 27 Galway Street, Britomart, CBD, Auckland

Restrictions: R18

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $29.66 ($26.50 + $3.16 fees)
  • CJC Members: $24.54 ($21.50 + $3.04 fees)
  • Students: $24.54 ($21.50 + $3.04 fees)
  • General Admission (Cash Door Sales): $25.00
  • CJC Members / Students (Cash Door Sales): $20.00
  • CJC Student Members (Cash Door Sales): $10.00
  • Eventfinda tickets no longer on sale

Featuring:
Benny Lackner - piano and effects
Bruno Schorpe - bass
Matthieu Chazarenc – drum set

Superbly modernistic piano trio

US/German pianist Benny Lackner brings his trio on a whirlwind Asia Tour. Lackner has a unique compositional voice and arranging style which blends jazz, electronica and acoustic sounds into a modernistic feel.

"The Trio’s raw creative energy and brute force is directed by Lackner's musical sophistication and imposing technical facility” Thomas Conrad, Jazztimes

Lackner, who studied under the direction of Charlie Haden and mentor, Brad Mehldau has a reputation for interesting re-interpretations of jazz and modern songs - from the electronics-tinged version of Charles Mingus’s “Moanin’”, to Bowie, Prince’s “Sign Of The Times”, and the critically acclaimed ‘Sugar Man’.

The Trio was founded in New York City in 2002 and they have shared the stage with John Scofield at the Traumzeit Jazz Festival, headlined at jazz clubs such as the Blue Note, Joe’s Pub and Smalls in NYC, played to packed houses at the Sunset in Paris, the Augsburger Jazzsommer, and toured the U.S.A., Germany, France, South Africa, Austria, Turkey, Spain, Greece, Portugal and Eastern Europe.

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