John Halle: Bach to Basics

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Pianist/composer John Halle's professional career has included recording and performing with jazz luminaries Sonny Stitt, Eddie Henderson, Mark Levine, Larry Grenadier and David Sanford, works commissioned by Bang on a Can, Common Sense Composers Collective, the Now Ensemble, and teaching posts at Yale and Bard. Since 2019, he has returned to his solo piano roots, performing works by himself and others in concert halls, retirement communities, union halls, friends' living rooms and train stations.

His program at Click will include preludes and fugues by J.S. Bach as well as his homage to iconic jazz pianists Bill Evans, Art Tatum and Bud Powell: Standards: Demolished, Constructed and Obliterated.