Cyrus Chestnut Celebrates Mlk Day Live Streaming Concert at An Die Musik Live

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Erin Connelly uploaded this event on January 8, 2021

Where

An Die Musik Live
409 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD
Map
410-385-2638

When

Mon, January 18, 2021
7:00 pm

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Cyrus Chestnut will perform his signature solo jazz piano series to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, Day

Born in 1963 in Baltimore, jazz pianist Cyrus Chestnut grew up in a home filled with the sounds of gospel music that his church-going parents played, along with jazz records by artists such as Thelonius Monk and Jimmy Smith. To this day, Chestnut’s ties to gospel music remain constant.

After graduating from Berklee College of Music in Boston, Chestnut worked with jazz vocalist Jon Hendricks, trumpeter Terrence Blanchard, and saxophonist Donald before joining jazz legend Wynton Marsalis. Chestnut’s recordings include Dark Before the Dawn (1994), which debuted in the sixth spot on the Billboard jazz charts; Earth Stories (1995), for which he composed nine of the CD’s eleven tracks; a solo piano album, Blessed Quietness: Collection of Hymns, Spirituals, and Carols (1996); Cyrus Chestnut (1998); Soul Food (2001), a blend of jazz, classical, gospel, and R&B; and You Are My Sunshine (2003)....

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