Lafayette Gilchrist Sextet "Undaunted" CD Release Celebration
Celebrate Lafayette Gilchrist’s newest album release, Undaunted, at Keystone Korner Baltimore on December 28 at 7:30 p.m.! Album available worldwide now!
Lafeyette Gilchrist (piano)
Brian Settles (tenor sax)
Christian Hizon (trombone)
Herman Burney (bass)
Kevin Pinder (percussion)
Quincy Phillips (drums)
The gifted pianist launched his newest recording, [Undaunted,] groove-oriented, driving jazz with a killer sextet. DownBeat Holiday Gift Guide
Baltimore-based jazz pianist Lafayette Gilchrist got his start playing in saxophonist David Murray’s band. Lafayette is not only a penetrating and sensitive artist, but also a pianist and composer who does not shy away from the influences of the greatest artists who inspire him to look for stylistic references. The band on his new album, Undaunted, subtly combines elements of barrelhouse, blues, stride piano, post-hardbop, hip-hop and elements of rhythm’n’blues in the melody of modern jazz straight from New Orleans pubs. Lafayette Gilchrist leads the sextet through many riveting compositions that demonstrate why he is one of the most iconoclastic jazz musicians of his generation.