Thursday, June 2, 2016|10:30 PM - 1:00 AM

The Dan Pratt Quartet

CD release for "Hymn For The Happy Man"

Following two critically-acclaimed organ group outings, Dan heads in a new direction on Hymn for the Happy Man, his fourth recording overall and debut for his own Same Island Music imprint. The California native and longtime Brooklyn resident had never recorded a piano/bass/drums quartet record before, and he felt a need to explore this instrumentation that is such an essential strand to jazz’s DNA. On Hymn for the Happy Man, Dan is backed by the all-star rhythm section of Christian McBride on bass, Greg Hutchinson on drums, and Mike Eckroth on piano. Together, they realize seven well-crafted originals and breathe new life into one well-chosen standard. Look for its release on June 3rd.

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Dan Pratt

Tenor Sax

Saxophonist and composer Dan Pratt has been favored as “a powerful player” by Jazz Times, with the Birmingham Times elaborating that, “his style puts him above the rest, ...

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Michael Eckroth


Michael Eckroth, pianist and keyboardist, is an active performer in New York and worldwide, having performed extensively with musicians such as John Scofield (New Morning Concert DVD), Ron McClure, Eliot ...

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Matt Clohesy


Matt Clohesy, Australian Bassist living in NYC, leftMelbourne in 2001. Since then, Matt has beenperforming and recording with artists includingGeoffrey Keezer, Ingrid Jensen, Maria Schneider, Donny McCaslin, Joe ...

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Allan Mednard


Allan Mednard was born and raised in Queens, New York. His early musical experiences involved New York City's All-City High School Music program, Bayside High School's Academy of ...

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