“When you’re as dynamic and flexible a trumpeter as Lynch, everyone wants you.”
—The New Yorker
Acclaimed jazz trumpeter Brian Lynch brings his formidable quartet to Zinc jazz club on Friday, November 16. He’s supported by pianist Alex Brown, bassist Essiet Essiet and drummer Billy Hart.
Grammy© Award Winning trumpeter Brian Lynch brings to his music an unparalleled depth and breadth of experience. An honored graduate of two of the jazz world’s most distinguished academies, Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers and the Horace Silver Quintet, he received wide acclaim during his long tenures with Latin Jazz legend Eddie Palmieri and straight ahead master Phil Woods. He has been a valued collaborator with jazz artists such as Benny Golson, Toshiko Akiyoshi, and Charles McPherson; Latin music icons as diverse as Hector Lavoe and Lila Downs; and pop luminaries such as Prince. As a bandleader and recording artist, he has released over 20 critically acclaimed CDs featuring his distinctive composing and arranging, and has toured the world at the helm of various ensembles reflecting the wide sweep of his music.
Voted Trumpeter Of The Year and recipient of the Record Of The Year Award by the Jazz Journalists Association in 2017, Lynch’s talents have been also recognized by top placing in the Downbeat Critics and Readers Polls (#3 Trumpet Critics Poll); as well as feature stories and highly rated reviews for his work in the New York Times, Jazz Times, and Downbeat. He has received multiple Grammy Award nominations – the latest in 2016 for his Madera Latino project- and garnered a Grammy win in 2006 for Best Latin Jazz Album; He is also the recipient of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, Chamber Music America, and Meet The Composer.
Showtimes are at 7:30 pm & 9:00 pm. Tickets: $25 advance / $30 day of show. For more info call (212) 477-9462 or visit https://zincjazz.com.