Experience The Presence of God Through the Sounds of Jazz!
Saxophonist, Composer, Arranger, Artistic Director of The Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium (CBJC), Musical Director Of The CBJC All Stars Musical Director and Band Leader of The Jeff King Band
All of these titles describe Jeff King, an exciting tenor player who is capturing the jazz world with his fresh approach. Close your eyes and you are listening to the Messengers at the Old Blue Note.
As leader of The Jeff King Band and Musical director of the CBJC All Star band, Jeff continues to dig deep and explore the legacy of jazz music. He has been called a master by his contemporaries in finding and selecting music that captures the essential spirit of Jazz. He is a champion of “The Brooklyn Sound” and what he calls “New Jazz Standards”. He has also developed an audio, and visual concept entitled “Jazzart” that has been funded by the Brooklyn Arts Council and The Fulton Street Art fair.
The band members in Jeff’s band are chosen for their uniqueness, versatility and their ability to swing. The band consists of: Jeff King (Tenor Sax Leader), Riley Mullins (Trumpet), Frank Lacy (Trombone), Yoichi Uzeki (Piano), Bryce Sebastien (Bass), Duane Broadnax (Drums), Steven Kroon (Percussion), and Vanessa Rubin (Vocalist).
With a wonderfully eclectic mix of jazz musicians, mind-blowing acoustics, and spirit-filled music that will touch your soul, our Jazz Vespers service is not to be missed.
Jazz Vespers takes place at Emmanuel Baptist Church Sunday, May 3, 2015 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EST)