Sat., May 6, 2017
Two sets 9 & 10:30 PM
$20 with advance reservation –
call (718) 398-1766; $25 at door.
Sistas’ Place, 456 Nostrand Avenue, at the corner of Jefferson Avenue, where Jazz: A Music of the Spirit Lives and Culture is our Weapon, continues its 21st season with the music of Resistance, Resilience, and Resurgence. On Saturday, May 6th, 2017 at 9 and 10:30pm, trumpeter Robert Rutledge and drummer George Gray will feature the music of Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers with saxophonist Roger Byam, pianist Yochi Uzeki, vibraphonist Bryan Carrott and bassist Alex Blake.
This coalition of Robert Rutledge and George Gray bodes well for the future of this music. It is a band that takes on the music of some of the great artists of this Music of the Spirit and makes it compelling, contemporary and lit! This Saturday, they have chosen to take on the music of the artists who contributed to the large repertoire of Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers. It is also a celebration of Robert Rutledge’s Arrival Day aka Birthday, so, be there, don’t be square!
We call this month-long series Brass Players at Sistas’ Place. The final brass players featured in this festival series is French hornist Vincent Chancey, next week.
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Music of the Spirit will sustain you through the challenging times we are experiencing.
Make Reservations at (718) 398-1766!