At Joe's Pub, Bob Telson will be presenting his new CD "OLD LP," on which Wynton Marsalis is a featured soloist. Bob Telson is an American composer, pianist, and singer/songwriter best known for his work in film and musical theater, for which he has received Oscar, Tony, and Pulitzer nominations. Among his best known works are "Calling You" from Bagdad Cafe, and "The Gospel at Colonus," featuring the Five Blind Boys of Alabama and Morgan Freeman. His songs have been recorded by Barbra Streisand, Natalie Cole, George Benson, Joe Cocker, Celine Dion, k.d. lang, Shawn Colvin, Caetano Veloso, Gal Costa and George Michael. According to The New York Times: "Mr. Telson has a remarkable talent for relating to musicians from diverse musical cultures and for writing stirring, dramatic music in non-Western European idioms." They also described his music as "a compendium of world music styles brilliantly reimagined, embellished and sometimes made to overlap by Mr. Telson, a classically trained American composer and multi-instrumentalist". His band at Joe's Pub includes:Shawn Pelton on drums, Marc Shulman guitar, Lincoln Schleifer bass, Noah Bless trombone, Margaret Dorn, Elaine Caswell, John Margolis back vocals, & Bob Telson piano and vocals.