David Binney, Alto Saxophone
Scott Colley, Bass
Brian Blade, Drums
Emeryville, CA, 94608
On September 9, at the Brubeck Institute in Stockton, California, Simon will premiere a large new work commissioned by Chamber Music America, House of Numbers performed by his all-star quartet Afinidad and the acclaimed chamber ensemble Imani Winds.
The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra will give the world premiere of Venezuela Unida, a new work by pianist/composer Edward Simon, as well as selected movements from his CMA commissioned Venezuelan Suite. The performances will take place at Symphony Space on October 1st and 2nd at 8pm.
Pianist and composer Edward Simon will create House of Numbers, a 40-minute suite in four movements exploring the cross-cultural meanings of numbers and the possibilities offered by bringing jazz and classical musicians together.