On Saturday, October 20, Pace Presents welcomes RAMSEY LEWIS and His Electric Band as part of Pace Presents' Music Series at The Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts.
Ramsey Lewis is one of America's best known and most revered jazz musicians with over eighty albums recorded, seven gold records and three Grammy Awards received over his illustrious career.
After having played mostly in an acoustic trio for the last fifteen years, Lewis' latest endeavor has him returning to his electric roots on his newest album Ramsey, Taking Another Look, featuring an electric quintet with Henry Johnson on guitar, Michael Logan on keys, Joshua Ramos on bass and Charles Heath on drums.
Ramsey Lewis has been an iconic leader in the contemporary jazz movement for over 50 years, with an unforgettable sound and outgoing personality that has allowed him to cross over to the pop and R&B charts. After having played mostly in an acoustic trio for the last fifteen years, Lewis' latest endeavor has him returning to his electric roots. This Pace Presents performance offers jazz aficionados a live rarity: Lewis with full electric backing. This three-time Grammy winner and recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters Award is recognized internationally as an American treasure. For more about Lewis, visit www.ramseylewis.com.
Pace Presents performances take place at The Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts located at 3 Spruce Street between Park Row and Gold Street in downtown Manhattan. Wine is served in The Schimmel Center lobby from our cash bar starting one hour prior to show.
Subscription series tickets are now available by visiting schimmel.pace.edu, by phone via The Ovation Tix Call Center at (866) 811-4111 or in person in advance at The Michael Schimmel Center Box Office, open Mon-Fri from 1pm-6pm beginning August 27th. Day of Show at The Michael Schimmel Center starting two hours before curtain. Tickets: Gold Circle Orchestra Center: $55 / Orchestra: $40 / Balcony Center: $40 / Balcony: $30.
Public Transportation within a five minute walk of the venue includes:
4 / 5 / 6 Subway to Brooklyn Bridge City Hall
2 / 3 Subway to Fulton Street
A / C Subway to Fulton Street
J / Z Subway to Fulton Street
N / R Subway to City Hall
PATH Train to World Trade Center
M1 Bus to Broadway-Nassau Street / Fulton Street
M6 Bus to Broadway-Nassau Street / Fulton Street
M9 Bus to Brooklyn Bridge/ City Hall
M15 Bus to Brooklyn Bridge / City Hall
M22 Bus to Broadway-Nassau Street / Fulton Street
M103 Bus to Broadway-Nassau Street / Fulton Street
B51 Bus to City Hall/Broadway
Located one block east of City Hall and immediately adjacent to the Brooklyn Bridge, The Schimmel Center's 670-seat theatre regularly hosts academic and community events in addition to its yearly schedule of the world's finest music, theatre and dance. Over the past twelve years, The Schimmel Center has served as a founding venue for The River-to-River Festival (2002), hosted both The Tribeca Film Festival and The Tribeca Theatre Festival (2001), provided a headquarters for The National Actors Theatre (2002 to 2004), presented the only Democratic Presidential Debate to present all ten candidates for the 2004 election, and actively hosts James Lipton's award-winning Bravo series Inside The Actors Studio, taped on the Schimmel Theatre's stage since 2005.
For more than 100 years, Pace University has helped prepare students to become leaders in their fields by providing an education that combines exceptional academics with professional experience. Pace has three campuses in New York City, Westchester and White Plains. A private metropolitan university, Pace enrolls approximately 13,500 students in bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs in the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, via its rapidly growing Performing Arts Department, Lienhard School of Nursing, Lubin School of Business, School of Education, Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems and School of Law.