Project H

Project H

Mon, February 26, 2018

Doors: 8:30 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

The Cutting Room

New York, NY

$15 - $20

Off Sale

$15 Advanced Sales/ $20 At the Door

$20 Food & Beverage minimum per person

Project H
Project H
Project H Headhunters Edition is a funk/jazz instrumental group that celebrates the music of jazz icon Herbie Hancock and his group The Headhunters. It’s an exciting evening of the group’s most recognizable hits in addition to some deep cuts you probably haven’t heard in a long time, if at all. Brought to life by some of NYC’s most sought-after musicians, it’s tight and polished, with plenty of freedom for everyone to put their own stamp on this great music. Join us for a musical trip you won’t forget.

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Bassist Leo Huppert has performed with many shows including In The Heights, Book of Mormon, Bandstand, Sister Act, as well as serving as bassist for Tony award winner and actress Sutton Foster. Currently, Leo is the bassist for Jersey Boys at New World Stages NYC.

Drummer Lee Finkelstein Lee currently tours the world with The Original Blues Brothers Band and has performed or recorded with Tower of Power and SNL Band, to name a few, as well as co-founding and leading his own band, Funk Filharmonik for the past 32 years.

Keyboardist Bob Quaranta was a member of Mongo Santamaria’s band and served as musical director. Two of the recordings Bob appeared on with Mongo were nominated for Grammy Awards: “Mongo Magic” and “Espiritu Libre”.

Saxophonist Dave Riekenberg's big band credits include The Vanguard Orchestra, the Maria Schneider Orchestra, and the Toshiko Akiyoshi Big Band. He has been a member of the Dave Liebman Big Band since its inception in 1999.
Dave has also worked extensively in Broadway shows. He is currently a member of the orchestra of Beautiful, the Carole King Musical. Dave is also a member of the Jazz faculty at Lehigh
University.

Jazz guitarist Matt Chertkoff has recently performed at the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival, East Coast Jazz festival, Pittsburg Jazz festival, Markham Jazz Festival, Burghausen Jazz Festival. The Blue Note in Milan, Porgy and Bess and Dizzy’s at Lincoln Center.

Percussionist Diego Lopez has toured or recorded with many artists, including Gato Barbieri, Diane Schurr, David Samuels, Grady Tate, Otis Rush, Sugar Blue, Steve Turre, The Latin Jazz All Stars, among many others. Most recently Diego performed in 2017 with "M'Boom", a group created by the late great Max Roach, alongside Joe Chambers and all the original members.
Venue Information:
The Cutting Room
44 E. 32nd St.
New York, NY, 10016
http://thecuttingroomnyc.com/