Change of the Century series continues with NYC collective
The Howland Cultural Center in Beacon continues its music series Change of the Century – New Jazz for the 21st on Friday, May 31, with the New York City quartet Bad Touch, featuring alto saxophonist Loren Stillman, guitarist Nate Radley, organist Gary Versace and drummer Ted Poor. The group performs original compositions by each band member.
As freelance musicians, each member of Bad Touch has collaborated, recorded and traveled internationally with established names in jazz, including Bill Frisell, Paul Motian, Cuong Vu, Chris Potter, Ben Monder, Billy Hart, John Scofield, Maria Schneider, John Abercrombie, Al Foster and Charlie Haden.
The performance begins at 8 p.m. Admission for each concert in the series is $15, and $10 for students and seniors. Tickets will be available at the door each concert evening only. A Facebook group for the concert series has been created and can be viewed at: facebook.com/groups/changeofthecentury. The Howland Cultural Center is located at 477 Main St. in Beacon, and their telephone number is 845-831-4988.