Sunday, May 25th, 2014
Ehud Asherie & Ken Peplowski - WITF Pubilc Media Center
Ehud Asherie & Ken Peplowski - 4pm4801 Lindle Rd Harrisburg PA 17111 USA [map]
This final concert in our Spring Concert Series features the dynamic pianist Ehud Asherie and woodwind giant Ken Peplowski in an intimate duo performance.
Our Third Spring Series concert features two great artists from NYC in an intimate duo performance at WITF's Public Media Center. Pianist Ehud Asherie and saxophonist/clarinetist Ken Peplowski join forces for an evening of great American standards and jazz.
From Smalls to the Rainbow Room, from Lincoln Center to The Village Vanguard, Ehud Asherie has worked with a broad range of musicians: Howard Alden, Eric Alexander, Roy Ayers, Peter Bernstein, Joe Cohn, Jesse Davis, Bobby Durham, Vince Giordano, Wycliffe Gordon, Scott Hamilton, Ryan Kisor, Charles McPherson, Jane Monheit, Bob Mover, Ken Peplowski and Clark Terry. He is a great performer of early jazz piano works includng Fats Waller and James P Johnson. Asherie tours clubs and festivals around the world, including South America, Europe and Asia. He has released over ten albums, five as leader, including Organic (Posi-tone, 2010) and a solo album entitled Welcome to New York (Arbors, 2010). For a complete listing of albums, and more about Ehud Asherie, please visit www.ehudasherie.com
Ken Peplowski has recorded approximately 50 CDs as a soloist, and close to 400 as a sideman – some of the artists he’s performed/recorded with include Charlie Byrd, Mel Torme, Rosemary Clooney, Erich Kunzel and the Cincinnati Pops, Hank Jones, Peggy Lee, Bill Charlap, Woody Allen, Benny Goodman and Madonna. He travels at least half of every year, playing clubs, concert halls, colleges, and pops concerts. He has headlined the Hollywood Bowl, Carnegie Hall, the Blue Note, and Dizzy’s Club amongst many other venues. Ken’s last two CDs on the Capri label, “Noir Blue” and “In Search Of” were released to great critical acclaim and airplay.