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June 1, 2020

Harlem Quartet is known for the unique eclecticism of its repertoire, and the ensemble’s newest recording affirms that legacy. Cross Pollination, a self-produced CD to be released on July 17, features music from the European canon (Debussy’s String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10); classic American jazz (Dizzy Gillespie’s A Night in Tunisia, as arranged by Dave Glenn and Harlem Quartet); a take on Ragtime by a contemporary European-American composer (William Bolcom’s Three Rags for String Quartet); and Cuarteto en guagancó, an African dance-inspired work by another eminent living composer, Cuba’s Guido Lopéz-Gavilán (father of Havana-born Ilmar Gavilán, Harlem Quartet’s first violinist).

 

August 25, 2019

In case you missed the recent performance by Harlem Quartet with jazz bassist John Patitucci at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Dizzy's Club, be sure to watch the video.

With a spectacular view of Central Park anwatch the videod a state-of-the-art sound system, Dizzy's Club is known as one of the best jazz venues in New York City. Harlem Quartet with John Patitucci were featured August 12 on the Monday Nights with WBGO series, performing to a full house.

Harlem Quartet with John Patitucci
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