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ANDY STATMAN TRIO- Bluegrass and Klezmer Night
Dec 17, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm| $18. in advance online
The Brooklyn Jewish Art Gallery @ CKI is proud to invite you to a rocking evening of bluegrass and klezmer with The Andy Statman Trio. Appearing along with Andy is Jim Whitney and Larry Eagle.
“A master of two idioms linked only by their demand for virtuosity and their down-home origins … ” – The New York Times
“Bill Monroe and John Coltrane poured into one person. .. He plays all those just great crazy jazz kind of licks, but with the heart and fire of Bill Monroe … I don’t know anyone else that approaches the mandolin the way he does.” Ricky Skaggs, NPR
“He stirs a mind-blowing blaze of mandolin … blues licks have the energy of a Stevie Ray Vaughn speed run or trebly Hendrix bent-string crescendo, only unplugged … ” – Relix Magazine
“Andy Statman, clarinet and mandolin virtuoso, is an American visionary … ” The New Yorker