NOTE: THE CORRECT DATE IS JUNE 23!
Bassist Reggie Workman joins a stellar line-up for The Power of Drum: A Max Roach Celebration." The legendary bassist will perform with fellow Max Roach alums Billy Harper (tenor sax), Cecil Bridgewater and Jimmy Owens (trumpets), James Spalding (alto sax) and Aaron Scott (drums).
Also scheduled to perform on this dynamic evening of poetry, choreography and bebop musings dedicated to the great jazz master are poet Sonia Sanchez, drummer Will Calhoun, and percussionists Warren Smith and Eli Fontaine.
The evening, hosted by Gil Noble of ABC's Like It Is," is sponsored by the Family Arts Festival in association with MW Productions. Admission is free and seating limited, so come early as The Power of Drum: A Max Roach Celebration promises to be a must-see event!
The Power of Drum: A Max Roach Celebration
Presented by the Family Arts Festival
In association with Michael Wimberly
Fri, June 23
Theatre of the Riverside Church
91 Claremont Ave., NYC
This event is produced by MW Productions.
This is a free event and is open to the general public.
Limited Seating. Please RSVP Box Office, (212) 870-6784
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