LOCATION: Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe 97 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe, MI 48236
DESCRIPTION Harlem based piano phenom, Emmet Cohen, swings through town with his all-star trio featuring Late Show with Stephen Colbert bassist, Russell Hall and drummer Kyle Poole, recently on tour with Wynton Marsalis. The trio is known for its range and uplifting dynamism, representing Cohen's "kaleidoscopic sense of musical narrative", as noted in Downbeat Magazines current edition. Audience members can expect to be treated to a master class in stylistic juxtapositions, including the melding of stride, blues, church, swing, bebop, free and contemporary styles, resulting in the innovative sound of Jazz's future. The trio will also feature selections from Cohens latest album releases, "Masters Legacy Series Vol. 1", which features famed Miles Davis drummer Jimmy Cobb and "Vol. 2", showcasing revered acoustic bass pioneer, Ron Carter.
Located on 'The Hill' in Grosse Pointe Farms, the Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe presents live jazz and fine dinning in an intimate, ole English pub atmosphere. The venue offers great food and music Tuesday through Saturday: Call 313-882-5299 for reservations. Chef Andre Neimanis serves up bistro favorites, world cuisine influences, comfort food with a twist and exciting daily specials. The wine list offers about 60 selections, 20 by the glass.