One brilliant generation salutes another in this world premiere collaboration led by pianist Mathis Picard for Catskill Jazz Factory and Woodstock Playhouse. Drawing inspiration from the original Woodstock Festival, Picard brings together a host of today’s top young artists, straight from the forefront of the modern music scene in NYC, in this unique, inter-generational tribute to the seminal music event that shook the world, just in time for its 50th anniversary. Join these young virtuosi in Woodstock for an unforgettable night calling on the music of Joni Mitchell, Janis Joplin, Richie Havens, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Neil Diamond, Bob Dylan, Sly & the Family Stone, Jimi Hendrix and more.
Mathis Picard - Piano & Bandleader
Kate Davis - Vox
Patrick Bartley - Saxophone
Savannah Harris - Drums
Daniel Winshall - Bass
Neel Murgai - Sitar
“The beauty of Picard’s music is in his uniting of these strains to form a style and a sound decidedly grounded in the past yet vitally of the here and now.” Barry Singer for Playbill
ABOUT CATSKILL JAZZ FACTORY:
Based in the heart of the Catskills, the Catskill Jazz Factory is a "regional arts think-tank" and "formidable jazz incubator" (HV Almanac Weekly) founded in 2012 with an aim to support today’s best young jazz artists. Catskill Jazz Factory offers year-round school workshops, concerts, mountaintop residencies, lectures, and world-class performances in diverse spaces to a variety of regional audiences across the Hudson Valley, NYC and beyond by partnering with educational facilities, arts organizations, and a variety of non-profits and businesses. Venues range from mountaintop coffee & donut shops and local high schools to recent concert series collaborations with the New York Botanical Garden.