Andre Cavor & The Cavor Project @ Nighttown, Cleveland [3 August]

Andre Cavor & The Cavor Project


88
03
August
20:30 - 23:30

 Facebook event page
Nighttown
12387 Cedar Rd, Cleveland Heights, Ohio 44106
North Coast Contemporary Jazz Saxophonist & Group hit the Stage at Nighttown! Featuring music from his brand new CD «Road Trip».

Over the past two decades, urban jazz icons Kirk Whalum and Jonathan Butler have paved the way for emerging artists to take a bolder approach to blending their passions for instrumental pop, jazz and soul and gospel music. While those two artists were well established before they began recording gospel and worship albums – and rarely blend the two styles on a single project – saxophonist Andre Cavor is unabashedly sharing his lifelong love for both styles of music from the get go.
True to its title, the Cleveland based performer’s independent debut album Road Trip chronicles his multi-faceted journey – starting with playing the sax in church and, over the past decade, founding and leading The Cavor Project, an 11 piece ensemble renowned as one of the most diverse bands in the city. Andre found the perfect producer to take his artistry to the next level in Darren Rahn, a saxophonist and artist who has worked his studio magic for Whalum and Butler in addition to genre greats Dave Koz, Wayman Tisdale, Najee, Eric Darius, Jeffrey Osborne and Jeff Lorber.
“Mixing contemporary jazz and gospel songs on Road Trip felt like a natural extension of my many live performances over the years,” says Andre, who first began playing the sax at 16 but let it go during his eight year stint in the army before rediscovering it in the early 2000s.
“So many people I have played for and entertained liked and responded emotionally to both sides of my artistry,” he adds. “When I started thinking about doing my first solo album, I thought I should share everything I truly love to do. Of course, I heard from some fellow sax players and other naysayers, telling me that new artists should never mix gospel and smooth jazz/R&B, that audiences won’t get it for some reason. My response was, ‘I honestly don’t think you were conceived to a gospel tune!’ and then told them I believed that people that love church and God also love R&B. I felt it was important to share my entire self with people. Including both on Road Trip was the perfect way to share my entire self with everyone.”
Andre laid the foundation for Road Trip with hundreds of performances as leader of The Cavor Project, which has been a mainstay on the Cleveland music scene since 2007. The band is known for infusing fresh, explosive energy into vocal and instrumental classics from the 80’s through 2017 and spicing up their set list with dynamic originals. The Cavor Project performs a grooving mix of R&B, smooth jazz, hip-hop, reggae, pop, blues, rock and gospel.
When I see the smiles on people’s faces when they hear my music, it’s an overwhelming feeling and confirmation that I’m doing exactly what I am put here to do. My goal is always to make people happy, and now with the release of Road Trip, I’m excited about reaching beyond my comfort zone and sharing the joy with more people.”

http://thecavormusicgroup.com/

https://youtube.com/watch?v=7g4vWbKvtkE&feature=youtu.be
Discussion
image
Only registered users may comment.
Pass a quick registration or authorization.

Upcoming events @ Nighttown:

Occidental Gypsy at NIghttown
Occidental Gypsy at NIghttown
Nighttown
Marissa Mulder "I'm Old Fashioned"
Marissa Mulder "I'm Old Fashioned"
Nighttown
Ukulele Workshop!
Ukulele Workshop!
Nighttown
Marissa Mulder "Tom Waits: In His Own Words"
Marissa Mulder "Tom Waits: In His Own Words"
Nighttown
Bob Frank & Austin Walking Cane Duo
Bob Frank & Austin Walking Cane Duo
Nighttown
Reggie Kelly w/David Thomas Trio
Reggie Kelly w/David Thomas Trio
Nighttown
Dane Vannatter
Dane Vannatter
Nighttown
Dave Stryker Organ Quartet
Dave Stryker Organ Quartet
Nighttown
Diego Figueiredo & Camille Bertault
Diego Figueiredo & Camille Bertault
Nighttown
Jamey Haddad "Under One Sun"
Jamey Haddad "Under One Sun"
Nighttown
It’s a Matter of Scale Benefit Concert
It’s a Matter of Scale Benefit Concert
Nighttown
Julien Labro & the Chanson Experiment
Julien Labro & the Chanson Experiment
Nighttown
Gin, Chocolate & Bottle Rockets
Gin, Chocolate & Bottle Rockets
Nighttown
Baldwin Wallace Musical Theater - One Love!
Baldwin Wallace Musical Theater - One Love!
Nighttown
Peter Asher & Jeremy Clyde
Peter Asher & Jeremy Clyde
Nighttown
Peter Asher & Jeremy Clyde
Peter Asher & Jeremy Clyde
Nighttown
Aubrey Logan at Nighttown
Aubrey Logan at Nighttown
Nighttown

The most anticipated events in Cleveland :

Kevin Hart:  The Irresponsible Tour
Kevin Hart: The Irresponsible Tour
Quicken Loans Arena
LIT AF Tour Hosted By Martin Lawrence
LIT AF Tour Hosted By Martin Lawrence
Wolstein Center at Cleveland State University
Farewell Yellow Brick Road
Farewell Yellow Brick Road
Quicken Loans Arena
Fleetwood Mac Cleveland
Fleetwood Mac Cleveland
Cleveland, Ohio
2nd Annual East Bank Bacon Festival
2nd Annual East Bank Bacon Festival
Flats East Bank
An Evening With Fleetwood Mac
An Evening With Fleetwood Mac
Quicken Loans Arena
4th Annual Halloween Flea Market + Art Fair
4th Annual Halloween Flea Market + Art Fair
Now That's Class
Jurassic Quest is coming to CLEVELAND, OH!
Jurassic Quest is coming to CLEVELAND, OH!
I-X Center
2018 Cleveland Witches Ball
2018 Cleveland Witches Ball
Sachsenheim Hall
Justin Timberlake - The Man Of The Woods Tour
Justin Timberlake - The Man Of The Woods Tour
Quicken Loans Arena
The most popular events in your news feed!