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Musical Storefronts:  Isaiah J. Thompson, piano; Phillip Norris, bass; TJ Reddick, percussion; Zoe Obadia, saxophone & Felix Moseholm, bass

April 17 at 4, 5 & 6 pm


Isaiah J. Thompson Bio


Phillip Norris Bio


TJ Reddick Bio


Zoe Obadia Bio


Felix Moseholm Bio

Program

4 pm
Isaiah J. Thompson Trio featuring Philip Norris, bass and TJ Reddick, drums

5 pm
Isaiah J. Thompson Trio featuring Philip Norris, bass and TJ Reddick, drums

6 pm
IT’s 3 Trio featuring Zoe Obadia, alto saxophone,
Isaiah J. Thompson, piano and Felix Moseholm, bass 


MUSICAL STOREFRONTS

January 21-April 28, 2021

Kaufman Music Center brought live music back to NYC’s Upper West Side with a pop-up concert series with 107 performances featuring 202 of our city’s finest performers, including chamber musicians, soloists, Broadway stars from Hamilton, Tootsie and Company, and artists from the Merkin Hall stage. More than 30K passers-by enjoyed the performances. Presented in partnership with the Alphadyne Foundation, Musical Storefronts provided work to artists severely impacted by the cancellation of live performances in a format that took into account all necessary health and safety measures for both artists and audiences.

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TJ Reddick Bio

Taurien Reddick (TJ) is an emerging young musician most notably known as a “Jazz Drummer” based in New York City. Currently in his Senior year at The Juilliard School, TJ has already shared the stage with world renowned artists and groups such as Wynton Marsalis, Chick Corea, Nicholas Payton, The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, among others. Already a world traveler, he has performed in many countries including France, Brazil and Belize. TJ is an energetic musician ready to light up any stage.

Zoe Obadia Bio

Zoe Obadia is a saxophonist, composer and teacher. She started playing the saxophone at age nine and became immersed in a community of great jazz musicians and educators based in New Jersey, her home state. In high school, she began playing locally with her peers and sitting in with mentors. Zoe participated in the Essentially Ellington and Mingus festivals with the Jazz House Kids Big Band, and was a 2014 Young Arts Jazz Finalist and Downbeat High School Soloist Winner. She also performed at the Pittsfield Jazz Festival as the featured young artist, and the Caramoor Jazz Festival with her own group. She began her studies at The Juilliard School in 2014 and has since performed in New York City as a leader and a sideperson with Mathis Picard's Sound Orchestra, Sebastian Rios' New Jazz Underground, the Evan Sherman Big Band, Micah Thomas duo, among others at such venues as Dizzy’s, Smalls, Mezzrow, Birdland, the Blue Note and Jazz at Lincoln Center. She has also had the opportunity to play with Wynton Marsalis, the Mingus Big Band, Christian McBride, Antonio Hart, Dave Stryker, Diane Schuur, Bill Charlap, and others. For several years, Zoe has worked as a teaching assistant at the Jazz House Kids Summer Workshop and the Middle School Jazz Academy at Jazz at Lincoln Center. She also teaches privately.