Thank you for joining us Tuesday evening, in the spectacular setting of RALPH PUCCI’s NYC gallery, with our host extraordinaire CHRISTIAN McBRIDE and his spectacular guest Gregory Porter. Christian and his special guest delivered a night of surprises, incredible music and good vibes.
THE RALPH PUCCI JAZZ SET
For seven years, RALPH PUCCI INTERNATIONAL has partnered with nationally recognized music education organization JAZZ HOUSE KiDS® and its Artistic Director CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE, eight-time GRAMMY-winning bassist, composer, and Newport Jazz Festival Artistic Director. Each year JAZZ HOUSE turns RALPH’s House – RALPH PUCCI INTERNATIONAL’s New York luxury furniture design gallery — into a world-class jazz club. The RALPH PUCCI 7th Annual Jazz Set, The Lowdown: Conversations with Christian® was an exclusive evening of music and conversation with host, virtuosic bassist, composer, and 8-time GRAMMY winner and host of NPR’s Jazz Night in America, Director Christian McBride and in performance and conversion with acclaimed special guest, Gregory Porter.
ABOUT RALPH PUCCIRALPH PUCCI International is a luxury furniture, lighting and mannequin company, regarded as one of the best in the world. The gallery and showroom is based in NYC, with outposts in Miami and Los Angeles. Previous esteemed guests of CHRISTIAN McBRIDE have included ESPERANZA SPALDING, JOHN PIZZARELLI, LAURIE ANDERSON, DIANA KRALL, and WYNTON MARSALIS.
“Jazz runs through RALPH PUCCI veins, both the person and the place. It is the soundtrack that fills our galleries.” — RALPH