Crossroads: Ariel Pocock and Chad Eby Jazz Duo
January 18, 2024 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm$28
Ariel Pocock and Chad Eby Jazz Duo
Featured Artists: Ariel Pocock, piano, and Chad Eby, saxophone
North Carolina’s Ariel Pocock and Chad Eby have been delighting audiences around the world for the past five years with their friendly duo interpretations of jazz standards and other music. Expect bold and whimsical twists on the familiar, lesser-known gems from jazz, film, and popular song, as well as compelling original compositions. Presented in conjunction with L.A.T.E. hours at Hickory Museum of Art.
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About the band:
Ariel Pocock has received international acclaim as an equally captivating jazz pianist, vocalist, and composer. Ariel’s notable performances as a headline act include the Montreal International Jazz Festival, the Gilmore International Keyboard Festival, the Rochester International Jazz Festival, the Vancouver International Jazz Festival, the 2014 Jazz Cruise, the Tokyo Jazz Festival, the Quebec City International Jazz Festival, the Stanford Jazz Workshop, and many more.
Chad Eby has earned widespread critical acclaim as “a consummate improviser” (Jazz Times), “has tremendous poise and natural melodic sense” (Ottawa Sun), and his ”tone is boundless, blues-inflected, and wholly satisfying” (AllAboutJazz.com). He is Associate Professor in the Miles Davis Jazz Studies Program at UNCG, and is a Conn-Selmer and D’Addario Woodwinds Performing Artist.
Enjoy Ariel and Chad’s duo albums “BFFs” and “Friendships: BFFs II” at www.chadeby.bandcamp.com.