Jimmy Heath Big Band at Blue Note New York

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Blue Note New York
131 West Third Street
New York, NY
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212-475-8592

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Thu, January 10, 2019
8:00 pm

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Jimmy Heath
Jimmy Heath

saxophone, tenor

Antonio Hart
Antonio Hart

saxophone

Mark Gross
Mark Gross

saxophone, alto

Bobby LaVell

saxophone

Sam Dillon
Sam Dillon

saxophone

Gary Smulyan
Gary Smulyan

saxophone, baritone

John Mosca
John Mosca

trombone

Steve Davis
Steve Davis

trombone

Doug Purviance
Doug Purviance

trombone

About

JIMMY HEATH BIG BAND

Jimmy Heath has long been recognized as a brilliant instrumentalist and a magnificent composer and arranger. The middle brother of the legendary Heath Brothers (bassist Percy and drummer Tootie) and the father of Mtume, he has performed with nearly all the jazz greats of the last 50 years, from Howard McGhee, Dizzy Gillespie, and Miles Davis to Wynton Marsalis. Heath's career got off to an early start - in 1948 at the age of 21, he performed in the First International Jazz Festival in Paris with McGhee, sharing the stage with Coleman Hawkins, Slam Stewart, and Erroll Garner. One of his earliest big bands (1947-1948) in Philadelphia included John Coltrane, Benny Golson, Specs Wright, Cal Massey, Johnny Coles, Ray Bryant, and Nelson Boyd. Charlie Parker and Max Roach even sat in on one occasion. ...

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Blue Note New York uploaded this event on May 17, 2018

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