Duane Eubanks simmers. Percolates. He is a multi-talented force whose fiery blasts and sweet distinctive sound carry his horn into a musical space that defies categorization.
, Philadelphia’s award-winning nonprofit devoted to helping musicians in crisis, will have a joyous celebration of jazz that will directly benefit the essential work that Jazz Bridge has been doing for many years: assisting our area's jazz and blues musicians and vocalists in need and in times of crisis.
This important event will be held on Sunday, June 3rd in the top floor ballroom and terrace of the Philadelphia Independence Seaport Museum, 211 S. Columbus Boulevard—from 1:00 to 5:00pm, and will feature world class jazz from the Duane Eubanks
Quartet, a gourmet buffet courtesy of 12th Street Caterers, a four-hour open bar, breathtaking views of the Delaware River and the city waterfront, and special guest honorees: Honorary Chairman of the event is Mayor Michael Nutter and the Honorary Musician Advocate of the event is singer Michelle Lordi
, who Jazz Bridge helped when her home burned down. Jazz Bridge will be giving its 2018 Jazz Ambassador Award" to E.C. Bradley, owner of the Candlelight Lounge
, NJ and its 2018 Making A Difference Award" to Mark Christman, founder and director of Ars Nova Workshop. These people have helped shape and define what is one of the most vital jazz communities in the nation, and have assisted Jazz Bridge in realizing its mission.
Tickets for the buffet and four-hour open bar are $110, while tickets to the buffet with soft drinks are $85. Tickets, which will be held at the door, are available from here
. Parking is next door to the Museum. Parking Information
About Jazz Bridge
Jazz Bridge is an award-winning 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to presenting original music by jazz and blues musicians from the Greater Philadelphia area and aiding local, professional jazz and blues musicians who are in crisis.