An inspired blend of jazz and classical sounds

  • John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman featuring Wayne Escoffrey and Giacomo Gates

  • A tribute to saxophone legend John Coltrane and bebop singer Johnny Hartman that features guest saxophonist Wayne Escoffery and vocalist Giacomo Gates performing selections from the album John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman, including “You Are Too Beautiful,” “Lush Life,” and  “Autumn Serenade” plus Coltrane and Hartman fan favorites including “Giant Steps” and “My Favorite Things.” 

    HSO drummer Gene Bozzi, bassist Rick Rozie, and frequent HSO pianist and arranger Walter Gwardyak will team up with members of the HSO string section to bring the sounds of Coltrane and Hartman to life. Jazz and Strings will recreate the stunning, soulful music from this album with the added richness of an orchestral string section.