International Jazz in Minsk continues the Fall 2017 season by the concert of the legendary singer and pianist from New York (USA)
Johnny O’neal is famous for its unique performance style, which combines the incredible technical virtuosity and gentle balladnyj tunefulness. A major influence on his art had a jazz legend Oscar Peterson and Art Tatum. Pianist, long recognized this icon of neo-BOP, stood on the same stage and recorded with stars such as guitarist Russell Malone (Russel Malone) and trumpeter Clark Terry (Clark Terry). From 1981 onwards the Detroit-born Johnny O’neill moved to New York, where he got a permanent job in the legendary Blue Note Club. Here he accompanied Dizzy Gillespie (Dizzy Gillespie), Ray Brown (Ray Brown), Nancy Wilson (Nancy Wilson), Joe Pass (Joe Pass) and Kenny Burrell (Kenny Burrell). Along with Art Blakey Jazz Messengers O’neill performed with 1982 to 1983 and 1985 year debuted at Carnegie Hall-Hall, is a true mecca for musicians around the world.
On the advice of Oscar Peterson, Johnny O’neal participated in the filming of Oscar-winning film Ray (2004), where exceptional played the role of his idol and teacher-pianist Art Tjejtuma. Despite advanced age (he turned 60 recently) Johnny O’neal continues to advocate. During a recent concert with famed Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra under the baton of Wynton Marsalis, pianist awarded a standing ovation. Don’t miss your chance to touch the living history of jazz in concert Johnny O’neill in the framework of the project the International Jazz in Minsk!
Official website: http://www.mrjohnnyoneal.com/
Tickets from 10 to 60 BYN