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Rene McLean & JMac’s Dynasty
June 22, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm$45.00
Rene McLean & JMac's Dynasty perform on Saturday, June 22 from 8:30 to 11:00 pm at the Side Door. $45.00.
Celebrating Jackie McLean
Rene McLean & JMac’s Dynasty: Music of the Spirit
Rene McLean (Saxophones/Flutes)
Steve Davis (Trombone)
Hubert Eaves lll (Piano)
Nat Reeves (Bass)
Ronnie Burrage (Drums)
Baba Neil Clarke (African Percussion)
Kweulay Kamara (Spoken Music)
Rene McLean is a multi-reed Instrumentalist, composer, band leader, educator and producer, and protégé and son of world renowned alto saxophonist/educator/activist Jackie Mclean.
Rene is a professor of African American music on the faculty of the Jackie McLean Institute at the Hart School, University of Hartford and Master Artist in Residence at the Artist Collective. He maintains an active international performance, and recording career and has performed, recorded and collaborated with numerous artists such as: Jackie McLean, Woody Shaw, Hugh Masekela, Tito Puente; Amiri Baraka; Yusef Lateef, Miriam Makeba; Curtis Fuller, Dr. Billy Taylor, and Baba Olatunji to name a few.
McLean’s music is influenced by many world music genres, including Eastern and African traditions. Urban Djeliya (Griots) will take you on a tour de force of original music through Bebop and beyond fused with an eclectic mix masala of Afro-Asiatic rhythms and traditions from New York to the Cape to Cairo.