"Sometimes I play a note that's so high ... It's above the altissimo range. I hit it a couple of times with Max (Roach). Sometimes if I have a good reed I can do it. So these are the kinds of things I'll be reaching for." -Odean Pope

2011 tour dates

For more information about Odean’s recent CD release “Odean’s List”, please visit the Press Materials page.

February 2nd, 2011
Odean Pope Quartet
Jazz Bridge Organization
Cheltenham Art Center

March 21st, 2011
Odean Pope Tribute/Benefit Jazz Gala
Phila. Clef Club for Jazz and the Performing Arts
Bill Cosby, Sonia Sanchez, Kenny Barron, Reggie Workman
Gerald Veasley, Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Warren Smith, Walter Blanding
Justin Faulkner, Bobby Zankel, Odean Pope Saxophone Choir
Odean’s List, Willie Williams, Carlos Abadie, George Burton Group
Warren Oree and Arpeggio, Tony Williams, Monnette Sudler, Bootsie Barnes
Clef Club Youth Jazz Ensemble (Lovett Hines)

March 25, 26, 27th 2011
Odean Pope Saxophone Choir
with James Carter
Blue Note Jazz Club, NYC

June 25th, 2011
Odean Pope Saxophone Choir
Taste of Philadelphia
Great Plaza/River Stage
Penn’s Landing
Philadelphia, PA – 1:50pm, free

June 26th, 2011
Odean Pope Trio
Cheltenham Township Arts’ Festival
Curtis Arboretum (rain location – Curtis Hall)
1250 Church Rd.
Wyncote, PA
5:00pm (2 sets)
free

July 16th, 17th: 8:00, 10:00pm
Odean Pope Septet
Special guests: James Carter & Billy Hart
Also: Lee Smith, George Burton, Carlos Abadie, David Weiss
Iridium Jazz Club
1650 Broadway (51st)
New York, NY 10019
(212) 582-2121

ODEAN POPE QUARTET
George Burton (p), Lee Smith (b), Craig McIver (d)
August 25th, 2011
Chicken Bone Beach, 8:00 – 10:00pm
Atlantic City, NJ

August 29th, 2011
Recording ODEAN POPE TRIO
with Lee Smith and Billy Hart
In&Out Records

September 3rd, 2011
Honoree at MACC & Tony Williams Scholarship Jazz Festival
Embassy Suites Phila. Airport

September 5th, 2011
recording CD
Odean Pope with Khan Jamal
CIMP records

November 5th, 2011
Odean Pope and Marshall Allen
Chicago Jazz Festival

December 5th, 6th, 2011
Odean Pope guest soloist with John Kordalewsk’a Big Band
Boston, MA