The Cornerstore

The Cornerstore

When:
October 20, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
2018-10-20T19:30:00-04:00
2018-10-20T20:00:00-04:00
Where:
BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center
199 Chambers St
New York
NY 10007 (BMCC campus)
Cost:
$30 / students, seniors $20
The Cornerstore @ BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center | New York | New York | United States
 Kris Funn (bass), John Lee (guitar) and Quincy Phillips (drums).
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The Cornerstore (Baltimore, MD) are the Grand Prize Winners of the 2018 DC Jazz Festival’s DCJazzPrix Emerging Band Competition. Developed by Baltimore native, bassist Kris Funn, and based in the DMV, The Cornerstore includes his fellow Howard University alum, drummer Quincy Phillips and guitarist John Lee.  Between them they have performed with such artists as Sean Jones, Christian Scott, Pharoah Sanders, Benny Golson, Roy Hargrove, Christian McBride, Nicholas Payton, Kamasi Washington, Hassan Hakmoun, Cyro Baptista, Fatoumata Diawara and many others. Cornerstore released its first album in 2017, under the leadership of first call bassist Kris Funn.  Life lessons meeting at the intersection of blues, rock, bebop and hip hop. See you at the Cornerstore.
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Jazz in Progress: The Next Faces of Jazz is a partnership between BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center and the DC Jazz Festival. DCJazzPrix, part of DC Jazz Fest, is a global competition created to recognize and support top rising jazz band talent, and is designed to help launch and promote the careers of emerging jazz ensembles.