One night at Rockwood Music Hall, NYC
Trombonist/composer James Hall weaves an intricate tapestry of trombone and flute, chamber music and jazz, and passion and complexity on his sophomore recording, Lattice.
Hall celebrates with a CD release concert on Friday, February 9 at Rockwood Music Hall in New York City. Joining Hall will be flutist Jamie Baum, keyboardist Deanna Witkowski, and bassist Tom DiCarlo, as well as alto saxophonist Andrew Gould and drummer Kenneth Salter.
A trombonist and composer from Nebraska based in New York City, James Hall is a versatile musician and composer whose projects have spanned jazz, classical, Latin, and popular music. As a composer and bandleader, James was named a finalist in the ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Competition, won three ASCAPlus Awards for composition, and was a featured performer/composer at the 2012 Chelsea Music Festival. He has appeared on several recordings with Postmodern Jukebox, with whom he has toured Europe and the United States. His first CD as a composer/bandleader, Soon We Will Not Be Here, was released in October 2013 and featured his Thousand Rooms Quartet. James holds degrees from the Lawrence Conservatory of Music in Wisconsin and Aaron Copland School of Music in New York. His teachers have included Luis Bonilla, Hal Crook, Michael Dease, Nick Keelan, Ed Neumeister, and Fred Sturm.