6:00 p.m. – TBA
8:00 p.m. – Benny Golson Quartet
Multitalented and internationally famous jazz legend, – a composer, arranger, lyricist, producer – and tenor saxophonist of world note, Benny Golson was born in Philadelphia, PA on January 25, 1929. Raised with an impeccable musical pedigree, Golson has played in the bands of world famous Benny Goodman, Dizzy Gillespie, Lionel Hampton, Earl Bostic and Art Blakey. Read more
6:00 p.m. – TBA
8:30 p.m. – Buster Williams Quartet “Something More.”
Patrice Rushen (Piano), Cindy Blackman Santana (Drums), and Stefon Harris (Vibraphone)
Buster Williams is a prodigious artist whose playing knows no limits. He has played, recorded and collaborated with jazz giants such as Art Blakey, Betty Carter, Carmen McRae, Chet Baker, Chick Corea, Dexter Gordon, Jimmy Heath, Branford Marsalis, Wynton Marsalis, Gene Ammons, Sonny Stitt, Herbie Hancock, Read more.
6:00 p.m. – To the Maxx
To the Maxx is the most energetic band today. This 6 to 10 piece transforming group performs the top national hits. The polished members of “To The Maxx” have performed worldwide in Japan, Africa, Turkey and United States with a host of well know artists. Locally on the Eastern Region they have performed for former Vice President Gore and President Bill Clinton, we were also invited to perform for Gov. Rendell at the governors conference in Philadelphia,.. Read more
8:30 p.m. – BWB
Three of the main cats whose musical passion and groove intensity defines the truest heart and soul of today’s contemporary jazz, Rick Braun, Kirk Whalum and Norman Brown share a collective love for the old school. Each infuses his solo projects with a mix of classic R&B and soul-jazz influences, none greater than those classic late 60’s-early 70’s CTI recordings featuring legends like George Benson, Freddie Hubbard, Bob James and Ron Carter re-interpreting contemporary pop songs in a fresh, free-wheeling way. Read more.
2:00 p.m. – JD3
4:00 p.m. – TBA
6:00 p.m. – Peditro Martinez
The Pedrito Martinez Group has emerged as the tightest Afro-Cuban band in New York. “Utterly joyful and completely addictive,” their shows ignite a devoted fan base that has spread to include Eric Clapton, Taj Mahal, Roger Waters, and Wynton Marsalis. Read more.
8:00 p.m. – Lalah Hathaway
Born to R&B/Soul music royalty, most people know her simply as the daughter of late Soul music legend, Donny Hathaway. But there is more to her than that. A trained pianist and vocalist, she is a graduate of the Berklee School of Music and her career has spanned two decades. 21 years after the release of her first LP, her career continues to thrive. Read more