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Friday and Saturday, March 3rd & 4th: The Harper Collective Featuring Eric “ELEW” Lewis
March 3 @ 7:30 pm – March 4 @ 11:00 pm
Friday & Saturday SHOWTIMES: 7:30pm & 9:30pm
The Harper Collective, Featuring Eric “ELEW”Lewis, Winard Harper and a few other very Special Guests!
This Incredible lineup features World Renown touring Artist, Eric “ELEW” Lewis. In addition to ELEW, The Harper Collective consists of three members of the Legendary Harper Family, which includes, The Harper Brothers co-leader Winard Harper, Grammy Nominated Trumpeter Terence Harper and international touring bassist Dishan Harper!
The resumes between these amazing musicians are extraordinary. Collectively these musicians have been featured on hundreds of recordings including Grammy nominated and Grammy winning projects!
The two featured artists in The Harper Collective, Eric “ELEW” Lewis and Winard Harper have been an integral part of the New York Jazz scene for decades. They are considered to be among the greatest musicians of their generation!
Eric “ELEW” Lewis began his career playing as a sideman for jazz artists like Wynton Marsalis, Cassandra Wilson, Elvin Jones, Jon Hendricks, and Roy Hargrove. ELEW has also performed as a member of the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra and has toured and recorded with Josh Groban, Esperanza Spalding, Sting, The Roots and Natalie Cole, just to name a few.
Winard Harper was a member of the hit jazz group, The Harper Brothers, which gained international success and stardom back in the early 1990’s when they released their hit jazz song entitled Remembrance, on Verve Record label. Remembrance, which was written by the senior member of the Harper family, Danny Harper, reached number 1 on the billboard charts for 6 straight weeks! Winard has toured and recorded with Dexter Gordon, Betty Carter, Jimmy Heath, Johnny Griffin, Etta James, Frank Wes, Nancy Wilson and many more!
Terence and Dishan Harper who are some of the youngest members of the Harper Family Dynasty are currently touring around the world. They have played and recorded
the Great Curtis Lundi, Steve Turre, Jimmy Heath, Musiq Soulchild, Solange, Keith David, Bobby Watson and Chinese Movie Star and Mandopop artist Andy Lau just to name a few! Terence and Dishan have also appeared on numerous television shows and movies including, The Orignals as well as the remake of the movie The Color Purple, directed by Blitz Bazawule and produced by Quincy Jones, Scott Sanders, Steven Spielberg and Oprah Winfrey!
This is going to be an exceptional event and one of the best shows of the year! Don’t miss it!