About the Event
Voted one of the "Top 25 Emerging Jazz Trumpeters" by DownBeat Magazine, Mark Rapp presents a showcase performance of music from his debut recording effort. Produced by Grammy winner Jason Olaine and engineered by Robert "LB" Dorsey (the Roots, Beyonce), this open-to-the-public show is for industry insiders who are considering releasing their efforts. Fresh from a headlining performance alongside Branford Marsalis in SC (Southern Exposure Greenville), the Mark Rapp Group is
On this very special evening, Mark Rapp will present a concert performance of his extended jazz suite, "A Soul's Journey" - a 90- minute work celebrating the common threads of humanity - life's hardships and victories. Having premiered the piece in New Orleans with Ellis Marsalis on the piano and Wess "Warmdaddy" Anderson on the saxophone at world-famous Snug Harbor, we're proud to present its NY debut.
Mark Rapp: A Soul's Journey
Laurie Beechman Theatre
407 W42nd Street @
Jazz trumpeter, Mark Rapp, recently recorded his debut effort under the producing prowess of Grammy Winner Jason Olaine (Roy Hargrove, Michael Brecker) and The Roots' engineer Robert "LB" Dorsey who has recently started working with Beyonce and her team.
Mark describes his sound as "...bridging the gap between modern and contemporary jazz music. There's a wide division between the two, both artistically and in the audiences - just go to a Christian Scott gig and then a Chris Botti gig