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The Cookers
Price Thurs. 8pm $28.00; Fri. 8pm $29.00, 10pm $23.00
Age Suitability All Ages
Categories Music Jazz

The Cookers

Friday, Aug 16, 2013 10:00p

Experience counts, especially in jazz. The more time musicians spend interpreting tunes and interacting with others, the more articulation an audience can expect. You can hear the fruits of such work in the expressive language The Cookers bring to their material in the studio and on the bandstand. Here’s a group of veteran improvisers approaching their current songbook with both ardor and eloquence.

Billy Harper, Cecil McBee, George Cables, Eddie Henderson and Billy Hart all came up in the heady
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The Cookers

Hard-bop supergroup.

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Tenor saxophonist and Houston native Billy Harper is widely regarded as one of the preeminent tenor saxophonists on the scene today. A powerhouse player with a bold, muscular tone on his tenor, he is one of the leading lights in a generation of Coltrane-influenced saxophonists who came up during the '60s....
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