Jazz at Lincoln Center
Acclaimed saxophonist, bandleader, and composer Sharel Cassity explores new directions with her electrified new project, "Elektra." Combining such genres as soul, jazz, rock, gospel, hip-hop, and electronica, Elektra offers groove-heavy music that supports thrilling improvisation. Repertoire includes a number of originals as well as fresh arrangements of artists including Björk and Alicia Keys. The group’s extremely strong lineup includes Mark Whitfield, Miki Hayama, Rashaan Carter, and Lucianna Padmore. With saxophonist Sharel Cassity, guitarist Mark Whitfield, pianist Miki Hayama, bassist Rashaan Carter, and drummer Lucianna Padmore.