"I like the freedom of the trio format, it's more dramatic to me. It's a smaller entity but with a big personality. I can fit it into different situations dynamically, compositionally."

Not yet 30, Christian Sands is currently one of the most in-demand pianists working in jazz. In the last few years he has toured around the world as a band leader and recently appeared as a sideman on records by Christian McBride and Gregory Porter. 

The only thing as good as the show? The drink you have after

GRAB A BITE, BEFORE OR AFTER

A few short steps from the Listening Room is One Twenty Three—our neighborly New American Tavern, serving hearty dishes with modern flare.