COUNTDOWN 2023 COLTRANE FESTIVAL
Steve Turre [trombone & shells]
Vincent Herring [alto & tenor saxophone]
Eric Reed [piano]
John Webber [bass]
Joe Farnsworth [drums]
Smoke’s year-end Coltrane Festival “Countdown 2023” continues with featured guest trombone master and seashells innovator Steve Turre joining the Eric Reed/Vincent Herring Quintet. Turre was called “perhaps the leading trombonist of this generation” by Rolling Stone. Turre will be performing with an exciting quintet led by the perpetually swinging Reed who All About Jazz says “has fully established himself in the forefront of jazz pianists” and Herring who has “has firmly established himself as one of his generation’s masters” adds The New York City Jazz Record. It includes two of the elite musicians working today: bassist John Webber and drummer Joe Farnsworth.