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George Colligan at The Side Door Jazz Club

Bandsintown uploaded this event on March 16, 2020

Where

The Side Door Jazz Club
85 Lyme St
Old Lyme, CT
Map
(860) 434-2600

When

Fri, March 27, 2020
8:30 pm

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Musicians

George Colligan
George Colligan

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About

George Colligan - pianoBuster Williams - bassLenny White - drums
George Colligan is a New York based pianist, organist, drummer, trumpeter, teacher, and bandleader, who is one of the most original and compelling jazz artists of his generation. An award-winning composer (Chamber Music America/Doris Duke Foundation grant recipient) and player (winner, Jazzconnect.com Jazz Competition), Colligan is highly in demand as a sideman, having worked with players like Cassandra Wilson, Don Byron, Buster Williams, and Lonnie Plaxico, both on the bandstand and in recording sessions (appearing on over 100 CDs). He has released 24 recordings full of his intelligent writing and impressive technique. His latest CD on the Origin Label is called ”The Endless Mysteries” and features Larry Grenadier and Jack DeJohnette. Colligan’s musical style incorporates everything from showtunes to funk, from free improvisation to 20th century classical music. His performances include dazzling technique as well as mature restraint. Colligan was on the faculty of the Juilliard School for two years and is currently an Assistant Professor at Portland State University. He is currently a member of Jack DeJohnette’s New Quintet.Recently, Colligan started playing the Hammond 44 Melodion (melodica). He also started a popular blog called jazztruth (jazztruth.blogspot.com)....

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