Lafayette Gilchrist Celebrates ‘Now’ With Year-End Solo Livestream Concert

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On Monday, December 28 at 7 p.m. EST, Baltimore-based pianist, composer and bandleader Lafayette Gilchrist will perform a livestream solo piano concert presented by An Die Musik in Baltimore.

Pianist, composer and bandleader extraordinaire Lafayette Gilchrist returns to the trio format on his engrossing, self-released double disc, NOW, the follow-up to last year’s critically acclaimed solo piano album, Dark Matter, which many critics cited as one of 2019’s best jazz releases.

On NOW, Gilchrist’s first trio recording since his 2007 release 3, the pianist leads his formidable group Specials Revealed, featuring bassist Herman Burney and drummer Eric Kennedy. The three musicians have developed a deep rapport from years of playing together in other people’s bands. When the trio convened to record in November 2019, Gilchrist was bursting with creative energy. // Continue to the full article

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