Pete and Will Anderson: Benny Meets Artie

November 20, 2021, 7:30 PM

Born and raised in Washington D.C., the Anderson twins moved to New York City to attend The Juilliard School. They’ve performed with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Wycliffe Gordon, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Paquito D’Rivera and Wynton Marsalis. They can be heard on the 2014 Grammy-winning soundtrack of HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” with Vince Giordano’s Nighthawks.
Pete and Will Anderson: Benny Meets Artie

The New York Times called Peter and Will Anderson, two extraordinary jazz woodwind players,“virtuosos on clarinet and saxophone”. Born and raised in Washington D.C., the Anderson twins moved to New York City to attend The Juilliard School. They’ve performed with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Wycliffe Gordon, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Paquito D’Rivera and Wynton Marsalis. They can be heard on the 2014 Grammy-winning soundtrack of HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” with Vince Giordano’s Nighthawks.

The Andersons have headlined at Carnegie Hall, the Blue Note, Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, the New Orleans Jazz Festival, Feinstein’s 54 Below, Blues Alley, Birdland and live on Garrison Keillor’s Prairie Home Companion radio program. They’ve performed in over 40 U.S. states, throughout Brazil, Japan, the U.K., and six times in New York City’s famed “Highlights in Jazz” series alongside Lou Donaldson, Jimmy and Tootie Heath, Ken Peplowski, Steve Turre, Warren Vache, Frank Vignola, and Jimmy Cobb.


For more information about Peter and Will Anderson, please visit: https://peterandwillanderson.com


COVID-SECURE The performance will last approximately 75 minutes. For your safety and enjoyment, vaccination information will be screened at the door to ensure this performance is Covid secure and meets safety regulations that are appropriate at the date of the event.

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Nov 20, Anderson Bros Dec 18, Igor Lipinski: Piano Illusions Jan 8, Rossano Sportiello Jan 29, Empire Wild Feb 11, 12, WWII & New York City: Connecting Time and Place Feb 26, Port Mande: Mark Dover & Jeremy Jordan

About Us: “Classically Exposed: Musical Crossroads" is a series co-created by clarinetist, Seunghee Lee and New York historian, Charles R. Hale, both avid supporters of the arts and music culture in New York City. Ms. Lee has multiple solo albums to her credit and currently is the founder and director of Musica Solis, a classical record label, sheet music publisher and artist consulting company dedicated to guiding and mentoring classical musicians of all levels to become entrepreneurial leaders of their generation.

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Charles R. Hale is a cultural and musical historian by education, who focuses on blending, imagery and performance art to create uniquely New York experiences. His historically-themed shows incorporate story, music, imagery and dance. These can be experienced in his productions, such as “Crossing Boroughs,” which was performed at the Museum of the City of New York, “The Musical History of the Lower East Side,” and “New York City: A Shining Mosaic”. For more information, please visit their websites. https://charlesrhaleproductions.com/


Seunghee Lee, Artistic Director


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