Derrick Hodge & Kendrick Scott
*92Y TRIBECA* ~ Showtime: 9:30pm
Produced by Jill Newman Productions & Second Son Productions
Derrick Hodge and Kendrick Scott team up for a double bill performance at 92Y Tribeca, downtown, with special guest, Alan Hampton. Hodge and Scott, both bring youthful, explosive bands, showcasing new music, from their upcoming individual CD releases. Both bands represent something inventive, refreshing, and have major roles in the musical movement of their generation. The show starts at 9:30 PM.
Derrick Hodge has spent his youthful career transcending between various styles of Hip-Hop, Gospel, R&B, Funk, Singer/Songwriter and Jazz, performing and/or recording with Grammy Nominated and Awarded artists such as Maxwell, Common, Q-Tip, Mos Def, Timbaland, Jill Scott, Musiq Soulchild, Bilal,Gerald Levert, Kanye West, Andre 3000, Sade, Terence Blanchard, Mulgrew Miller, Clark Terry, Donald Byrd, and many more. In 2008, he was commissioned to write a piece by the Chicago Symphony entitled “Infinite Reflections”, and previously was selected to be a part of the Sundance Composer Lab. Currently, he serves as the Musical Director for Maxwell, while maintaining a steady career as a film composer and performing as a solo artist in front of sold out crowds at various venues such as Summerstage and Blue Note Jazz Club.
Hodge’s debut recording to be released in the Spring of 2011 is a showcase of his widely respected versatility and melodic sensitivity, creating a unique sound all his own and features new rising artist Alan Hampton and the Grammy Award Winning Hip Hop artist Common. Hodge represents something inventive and refreshing, leading the wave of a unique generation of renaissance musicians working across all genres without borders. This release is a mural of what is now and where he comes from, representing the new and respecting the classic. His music is sure to touch the soul and not be forgotten.« Back to Events