Ralph Peterson & The Messenger Legacy at Jazz Standard

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Jazz Standard
116 East 27th Street
New York, NY
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212-576-2232

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Wed, October 9, 2019
7:30 pm

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Every time I play the drums, it is in tribute to Art Blakey, says Ralph Peterson, but I wanted to do something that goes beyond me, beyond any individual. I wanted to pay tribute in a way that was authentic, genuine, and meaningful not just to a few, but to every person he touched through his music. From this generous impulse was born the Messenger Legacy, the Petersonled unit featuring standout players from multiple generations of Art Blakeys Jazz Messengers. Saxophonist Bill Pierce was present the night Peterson first sat in with the band at Mikells, and was a Messengers mainstay from the late 70s through the mid-80s...

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