Soul Jazz of the '60s
SOUL JAZZ OF THE ‘60s
Music of Art Blakey, Cannonball Adderley, Horace Silver
Featuring: Kenny Washington, Wess "Warmdaddy" Anderson, Nnenna Freelon, Louis Hayes, Nicholas Payton, Terell Stafford
Jazz at Lincoln Center offers the soulful and swingin' sounds of an explosive era in music with Soul Jazz of the ‘60s. Small bands like Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers and the Cannonball Adderley and Horace Silver quintets produced some of the best-loved music of that time, combining tight ensembles with emotional solos that produced a bluesy, church-driven, down-home sound. The evening features two all-star groups led by two all-star musicians: alto saxophonist Wess "Warmdaddy" Anderson showcasing his inspiration by Cannonball Adderley, and drummer Kenny Washington channeling his hero drummer Art Blakey and master composer-pianist Horace Silver. Washington's group consists of Nicholas Payton (trumpet), Grant Stewart (saxophone), Mike LeDonne (piano) and David Wong (bass). Anderson's group consists of Nnenna Freelon (vocals), Terell Stafford (trumpet), Benny Green (piano), Gerald Cannon (bass) and Louis Hayes (drums).
There is a free pre-concert discussion, nightly at 7pm, hosted by Jazz at Lincoln Center's Ken Druker. Pre-concert discussions are free to all ticketholders. This concert is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
October 22-24, 2009, 8p.m., Rose Theater
Rose Theater at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center,
Broadway at 60th Street, New York, NY
Tickets for Soul Jazz of the ‘60s:
Tickets are $10, $30, $50, $75, $95 or $120. $10 Hot Seats tickets are available the Wednesday prior to the performance, October 23, 2009 at the Jazz at Lincoln Center Box Office only. (Limited availability.)
Tickets can be purchased through www.jalc.org or CenterCharge at 212.721.6500, open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets can also be purchased at the Jazz at Lincoln Center Box Office, located on Broadway at 60th Street, ground floor. Box office hours are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
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Herman Leonard Photo Exhibit:
An exhibition of Herman Leonard photography, entitled In the Best Possible Light: Herman Leonard's Jazz , is free and open to the public beginning October 13, 2009 through February 14, 2010 in the Peter Sharp Arcade, 5th floor, Frederick P. Rose Hall, home to Jazz at Lincoln Center, Broadway at 60th St., New York, New York. This exhibition is made possible by a generous gift from Janice and Bob Burns, and is presented in collaboration with Herman Leonard LLC and the Morrison Hotel Gallery. http://www.morrisonhotelg...
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