Date(s) - 10/04/2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cornell University - Barnes Hall
Tuesday, Oct. 4
The Hank Roberts Sextet performs in Barnes Hall. The group is comprised of dynamic virtuosic instrumentalists: Hank Roberts – cello and compositions, Brian Drye – trombone, Dana Lyn – violin, Mike McGinnis – clarinet and soprano saxophone, Jacob Sacks – piano, and Vinnie Sperrazza –drums. Over his long career, Roberts has developed an original voice as a cellist, vocalist, and composer, encompassing jazz influences, abstract improvisation, soulful folk melodies, intricate new-music compositions, and vigorous rock songs. Frequent collaborators include Bill Frisell, Tim Berne, Marc Ribot, and John Zorn. The sextet’s music has a multitude of influences and finds much inspiration from jazz improvisation and composition, as well as new music.