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NYC Cat Trio
NYC Cat Trio

Fri, Mar 17



NYC Cat Trio

CAT Trio features Carmen Staaf on piano, Austin McMahon on drums, and Tony Scherr on bass.

Time & Location

Mar 17, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM


About The Event

Pianist/composer Carmen Staaf is a rising force in the NYC and global jazz scenes, and has performed and recorded with some of the most influential and important musicians of our era at iconic venues such as the Village Vanguard, Blue Note, SFJazz and major jazz festivals around the world including the Newport, Monterey, Montreux and North Sea Jazz Festivals, among many others. She serves as musical director for Dee Dee Bridgewater and has notably performed in a two-piano setting with the legendary Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter, at Jazz at Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, and at the Kennedy Center alongside Kenny Barron and Fred Hersch.

In addition to being one of the most in-demand working drummers on the Boston scene, Austin McMahon has performed and/or recorded with Sean Jones, George Garzone, Joe Lovano, Lionel Loueke, Ben Monder, Lage Lund, Kate McGarry, Noah Preminger, Jason Palmer and Grace Kelly. He has appeared as an opening act for Grammy award-winners Dianne Reeves and Esperanza Spalding.

Since moving to NYC in the mid 80s, bassist Tony Scherr has worked extensively with many top artists across genres, including Bill Frisell, John Scofield, Ani DiFranco, Ana Egge, Allison Miller, Lounge Lizards, Sex Mob, Norah Jones, and others.

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