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Summer Jazz Room At Home Series
The Tardo Hammer Trio

Summer Jazz Room At Home Series<br>The Tardo Hammer Trio<br>VIRTUAL CONCERT


Pianist Richard “Tardo” Hammer has worked with Bill Hardman, Junior Cook, Lionel Hampton, Lou Donaldson, and the Art Farmer-Clifford Jordand Quintet, among many others. He made his recording debut alongside Al Cohn and Mel Lewis in trumpeter Al Porcino’s big band and has been a choice accompanist for jazz vocalists including Annie Ross, Earl Coleman, David Allyn, Abby Lincoln, Teri Thornton, Marion Cowlings and Jon Hendricks. Tardo has performanced in clubs and festivals in Europe, Japan and the U.S. Since 1999, he has been recording as leader with his trio. His sixth and most recent album is Swinging on a Star, recorded for Celler Live. He also appears as a sideman on CDs by Warren Vache, Charles Davies, Grant Stewart and many others. Active as an educator, Hammer is on the faculty of the Lucy Moses School, The New School, and the Special Music High School, as well as conducting classes and lessons at clinics and colleges worldwide.

Tardo Hammer

Sittin' In  Meet-the-Artist sessions will be prerecorded on July 20 and 21. Audience members can submit questions in advance to newmant@wpunj.edu.

This Virtual Concert is FREE, but we ask that you register, using the button below, to receive the URL link when the concert goes live.

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