On July 14 at 2:00 pm, the Friends of the Teaneck Library will introduce The Don Moore Trio to inaugurate the next season of the “Music on a Sunday Afternoon” concert series. The Trio will perform a selection of well-loved music from the American Songbook featuring composers Ellington, Porter, and Gershwin.
Teaneck resident, Don Moore is a seasoned jazz double-bassist
has played and recorded with various jazz notables as Archie Shepp, Bill Dixon, Roland Kirk, Sonny Rollins, Thelonious, and Elvin Jones, to name a few. Now retired from a long career in New York as a Social Worker, Moore is in the process of producing an album. Accompanying Moore is Steve Ash on piano, and Steve Williams on drums.
Ash has been playing across the USA and internationally for over thirty years, with many artists including Frank Wess, Jon Hendricks, Jimmy Cobb, Louis Hayes, Eddie Harris, Warren Vache, Harry Allen, Chris Connor, Annie Ross, Mel Lewis, Vernell Fournier and Doc Cheatham.
Steve Williams, another Teaneck resident, for twenty-five years, was a member of the rhythm section for singer Shirley Horn. He has also toured, played and recorded with jazz luminaries such as Miles Davis, Branford Marsalis, Wynton Marsalis, Carmen McCrea, Roy Hargrove, Toots, Thielemans, Milt Jackson, Freddie Hubbard, and Joe Williams.
The public is welcome to attend this free program to be held in the auditorium. Members of the Friends of the Library can be seated at 1:30, others at 1:45. Refreshments and an opportunity to meet the performers will follow the concert. The library is located at 840 Teaneck Road at the corner of Cedar Lane in Teaneck.