|Friday October 15th at 8:30pm – 10:00 pm
45 Crown Street in New Haven CT
Tickets are $25 (in-person) and $10 (livestream)Dezron Douglas (bass), George Burton (piano/keys), Joe Dyson (drums), Emilio Modeste (saxophones)
This Friday, Firehouse 12 is proud to present the Dezron Douglas Quartet. Bassist, composer, bandleader, and educator Dezron Douglas has established himself as a major force in contemporary creative music. A protégé of the great Jackie McLean, the Downbeat Magazine 2019 Rising Star is known for his work with Pharoah Sanders, Ravi Coltrane, Cyrus Chestnut, David Murray, Louis Hayes, Enrico Rava and also with piano legends George Cables, Eric Reed, Mulgrew Miller and Benny Green. Douglas has recorded on more than 100 albums, contributing to the artistry of numerous bandleaders and maintaining an integral presence in the sounds of his peers, including Keyon Harrold, Jonathan Blake, Melanie Charles, and Makaya McCraven. He is an active music educator, currently on the Jazz Studies faculty at NYU Steinhardt. He has released 6 albums as a lead artist and maintains a variety of projects that he uses as platforms for his compositions. In November of 2020 “Force Majeure” the critically acclaimed collaborative duo record with harpist Brandee Younger was released on the International Anthem record label. “Meditations on Faith” his solo bass improvisation was released in March of this year.Dezron returns to Firehouse with a new Quartet and fresh and adventurous new Music. The Quartet was formed during the Pandemic of 2020 and began working in 2021. They recently recorded at Firehouse 12 at the end of August. A new album set to be released in 2022 on the International Anthem Label.
Learn more about Dezron here.