Published DateLACONIA — Lance Houston (Berklee College of Music) and his talented jazz band will perform at Pitman's Freight Room on Thursday, June 6 at 8 p.m.
Admission is $12 and Pitman's is a BYOB venue.
Houston has performed internationally with his distinctive approach to jazz improvisation. He has shared the stage with jazz legends such as Eric Harland, Chris Botti, Bob Gullotti, Dave Liebman, Philippe Crettien and many others. Many jazz listeners compare Houston's smooth flugelhorn delivery as reminiscent of Freddie Hubbard and Woody Shaw.
Jazz influences include Miles Davis, Freddie Hubbard, Wynton Marsalis and Terence Blanchard.
After a five year hiatus from performing (law school), Lance Houston has returned to the east coast jazz scene with his unique blend of vibrant harmonics and innovative and originally written jazz tunes. The Lance Houston Jazz Band includes Lance Houston (Flugelhorn), Joe Sumerall (Piano), Zeke Martin (Drums.)
The Traveling Texas Smoke Shop will be set up outside Pitman's offering Ribs, Chicken, Pork, Corn in the Cob, Baked Potatoes, cole slaw and more.