Jazz Standards & New Compositions

With Caroline Davis and Dezron Douglas

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David Rockefeller Creative Arts Center

Tickets: $15 (+$1.75 ticketing fee) 

2022 Jazz Gallery Fellows Caroline Davis and Dezron Douglas will perform their compositions as well as jazz standards for a one-night-only show at The Pocantico Center. The performance will feature Caroline Davis on saxophone, Dezron Douglas on bass, Alexis Lombre on piano, and Craig Weinrib on drums. The event will be followed by a reception with special access to the DR Center gallery, currently showing Inspired Encounters: Women Artists and the Legacies of Modern Art.

This event is presented in partnership with The Jazz Gallery and the RBF Culpeper Arts & Culture program.

The Jazz Gallery Fellowship includes a cash award, 12 months of free access to The Jazz Gallery for rehearsing, and a one-week residency at The Pocantico Center.

Tickets to all Pocantico events must be obtained in advance on our website. To prevent the spread of Covid-19, we strongly recommend that masks are worn in all indoor spaces at The Pocantico Center.

Caroline Davis

Musician, composer, and Ph.D. Caroline Davis creates compositions that integrate science and diverse musical styles. Her albums include My Tree’s Where The Grace Is and Portals: Volume 1. Named Rising Star Saxophonist by Downbeat’s Critic’s Poll (2018) and listed in Downbeat’s Readers Poll (2021), Davis has played with Lee Konitz, The Femme Jam, Matt Mitchell, Terry Riley, Sara Serpa, and Billy Kaye. She has been awarded several grants and advocates for gender equity and abolition.

Dezron Douglas

Bassist, composer, bandleader, and educator Dezron Douglas is a protégé of the great Jackie McLean. Downbeat Magazine’s Rising Star (2019), Douglas has recorded on more than 100 albums and is currently on the Jazz Studies faculty at NYU Steinhardt. In November 2020, he released Force Majeure, his critically acclaimed album with harpist Brandee Younger. Meditations on Faith, his solo bass improvisation, was released in March 2022.