SCRANTON — The Eddie Barbash Quartet, led by saxophonist Eddie Barbash, a founding member of the Late Night with Stephen Colbert house band Stay Human, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 at The University of Scranton in the Houlihan McLean Center. Admission to the concert is free and open to the public and seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis.
With a specialty in American roots music, Barbash brings his horn and musical sensibility to Appalachian folk tunes, old time, R&B, soul, jazz and more.
As the lyrical core of Jon Batiste’s Stay Human, Barbash has performed with an array of Colbert guests, ranging from Yo-Yo Ma to Parliament Funkadelic. In addition to his work on Colbert’s show, Barbash has performed and recorded with greats in a wide variety of musical genres, including jazz masters Wynton Marsalis and Christian McBride; country stars Jim Lauderdale, Vince Gill and Ranger Doug; hip-hopper ?uestlove; rock drummer Chad Smith; composers David Amram and Kyle Athayde; cabaret diva Nellie McKay; and many others.
Barbash was raised in Mexico, Georgia and North Carolina, and lives in New York City.
For more information, contact Performance Music at The University of Scranton by calling 570-941-7624, emailing [email protected], or visiting scranton.edu/music.
Information provided by The University of Scranton.