Larry Fuller Trio:
Larry Fuller, piano
George DeLancey, bass
Pete Van Nostrand, drums
"In his amazing gossamer piano solos, he sprinkles stardust on whatever song he plays; you hold your breath in wonder."
~ STEPHEN HOLDEN, THE NEW YORK TIMES
Larry Fuller is an internationally acclaimed jazz pianist, band leader, and clinician who is known by critics and fans to "swing like a beast!".
Early in his career, Fuller's undeniable talent earned him the position of musical director and pianist for GRAMMY-nominated vocalist Ernestine Anderson, pianist for renowned drummer Jeff Hamilton's Trio, and final pianist in legendary bassist Ray Brown's Trio. Fuller also toured with guitar-vocal giant John Pizzarelli.
Since 2013 - harnessing his extraordinary experience - Fuller has led the Larry Fuller Trio. He presents a musical program rarely experienced live today, consistently praised for his emotive, swinging style, monster technique, and program versatility. From bop, to stride, to swing, to blues - Fuller's show at Birdland is one you will not want to miss!
Larry Fuller has appeared at Carnegie Hall with the New York Pops, Symphony Hall with the Boston Pops, Hollywood Bowl, Kennedy Center, Bern International Jazz Festival, TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival, Shanghai Center Theater, Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) Theater, Dimitriou's Jazz Alley, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Birdland NYC, Blue Note (Milan, Tokyo & NYC), A-Train (Berlin), Tbilisi Event Hall, Auditorio Ibirapuera with Arte Viva Symphony Orchestra Brazil, and many more.
Primarily a jazz club - this is from their website:The new Birdland offers top-flight jazz in a world class setting, good sight lines and acoustics, elbow room, and a menu ripe with award winning Southern Cuisine.
Take the A,C, or E to 42nd Street/Port Authority, staying towards the north of the train. Any subway to Times Square or Port Authority will put you in easy walking distance.