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Monday, Nov 14, 7pm at Decatur House Museum
Piano Jazz DC
In Person or Livestream
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“His fundamentals and instincts are startlingly mature." The New York Times
Jazz pianist Sullivan Fortner is a GRAMMY Award-winning artist from New Orleans. He receives international praise as both pianist and producer for his collaborative work on The Window with multi-GRAMMY winner, the vocalist Cecile McLorin Salvant. As a leader, he has released Moments Preserved and Aria on CD to critical acclaim. Now based in New York, Fortner has earned recognition in multiple DownBeat Critics Poll categories, winning first place in Rising Star Piano and Rising Star Jazz Artist. Collaborations include Wynton Marsalis, Paul Simon, Diane Reeves, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Nicholas Payton, and the late Roy Hargrove.
Fortner has offered masterclasses at Manhattan School of Music, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, Purdue University, Lafayette Summer Music Workshop, and Oberlin Conservatory. His work and insights have been featured in The New York Times, and accolades include the 2015 Cole Porter Fellowship awarded by the American Pianists Association, Leonore Annenberg Arts Fellowship, the 2016 Lincoln Center Award for Emerging Artists and the Shifting Foundation Grant for artistic career development.
Please join Sullivan for a reception following the concert.