Chris McCarthy and Clotilde Duo – Pieces of a Song
WHEN: Tuesday: December 3, 2019 at 8pm – $10
WHERE: The Black Box Theater 244 West 54th Street, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10019 ph. 212-586-9056
About Clotilde: Clotilde is an international vocalist and flutist. Her last album A woman’s journey won 16 awards including 4 awards as “Best album”. Her second album In Extremis was named one the top 5 albums by “NPR Annual Jazz Critics Poll” and by The Sunday Times. As a bandleader she performs at renowned jazz venues and prestigious festivals around the world. Her recent creation XXY [ɛks/ɛks/wʌɪ], a multidisciplinary music and motion artmovie has already received the Award for Best Emerging Vision.
CLOTILDE BANDCAMP: https://clotilderullaud.bandcamp.com
About Chris McCarthy: HotHouseJazzMagazine described Chris McCarthy as “one of the most imaginative and impressive voices on the New York jazz scene.” Since arriving in New York, he has collaborated with established artists such as Jason Palmer and Lion Babe and with rising one like Sasha Berliner. McCarthy graduated with honours from the New England Conservatory in 2016. In 2017 he released his debut album Sonder, described by AllAboutJazz as “the promising and first release of many for this broad-minded and adventurous keyboardist.”
CHRIS MCARTHY BANDCAMP: https://chrismccarthymusic.bandcamp.com
With his duo, the French Vocalist, flutist and filmmaker Clotilde deepens her collaboration with the acclaimed pianist and keyboardist Chris McCarthy. Both inspired by the Best generation poets they develop a shared repertoire of dark and beautiful original pieces in French and in English around the poems of the great Diane Di Prima, to create a work that we can all relate to, accessible yet provocative.