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Henry Grimes and Wadada Leo Smith Offer a Rare Acoustic Duo Concert in NYC on July 10th

Henry Grimes and Wadada Leo Smith Offer a Rare Acoustic Duo Concert in NYC on July 10th

On Sunday, July 10th, 2011 starting promptly at 6:30 p.m., continuing an artistic collaboration that started last October in California, two legendary and visionary musicians, Henry Grimes (upright bass, violin, poetry) and Wadada Leo Smith (trumpets), will offer a rare acoustic duo concert at Zurcher Studio, 33 Bleecker St. betw. Lafayette & Bowery one block above ...

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Henry Grimes & Friends in Concert: A Benefit for Harlem Textile Works at the Black Box Theater on September 12th

Henry Grimes & Friends in Concert:  A Benefit for Harlem Textile Works at the Black Box Theater on September 12th

On Saturday, September 12th, 2009, the legendary and visionary jazz musician Henry Grimes (acoustic bass, violin, voice), along with his esteemed bandmates Andrew Lamb (reeds, flute, percussion) and Michael Wimberly (drums, percussion), will present a benefit concert for Harlem Textile Works at the Black Box Theatre, 308 West 133rd St. just east of St. Nicholas Ave. ...

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Henry Grimes Times!

Henry Grimes Times!

Monday, January 19th release date for Henry Grimes Solo, the phenomenal double-CD set Henry Grimes Times on the ILK Music label. Henry playing acoustic bass and violin for more than 2&1/2 hours of continuous improvisation! Thursday, January 22nd, 6 p.m: Deep Tones for Peace fundraiser at the United Nations in New York City, with Henry Grimes ...

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Grimes Times! June 2008

Grimes Times!  June 2008

Sunday, June 1st (tonight!), 8 p.m: Julie Patton's “Ghost of a Chance Defense Fun(d) Band" rent party, w/ Julie Patton ("voicesays"), special guest Henry Grimes, “Poet of the Air" (words, instrumental voicing), Brad Jones (bass), Drew Gardner (percussion), Rod Williams (piano), Paul Van Curen (guitar), and more, at the Stone, northwest corner of Ave. C at ...

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Grimes Times! On Tour with Marc Ribot's Spiritual Unity, February, 'O8

Grimes Times!  On Tour with Marc Ribot's Spiritual Unity, February, 'O8

Marc Ribot's Spiritual Unity, with Marc Ribot (leader, guitars, voice), Roy Campbell, Jr. (trumpets), and Chad Taylor (drums), and featuring Henry Grimes (double-bass, violin), on tour in Norway, Denmark, Turkey, Switzerland, and France:

Friday, February 1st: concert at Sardinen USF in Kulturhuset USF, Nordnes, Georgernes Verft 3, Bergen, Norway, 1O p.m., ...

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Henry Grimes Times! October-December 2007 Performances and Booking For 2008

Henry Grimes Times! October-December 2007 Performances and Booking For 2008

Hello! I think many of you are aware of Henry Grimes's great return to the music world in 2OO3 after 35 years away, his many triumphant concerts, festivals, and tours since then (more than 25O performances in 22 countries, and counting!), and the inspiring workshops and master classes he's been giving along the way. If you're ...

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Henry Grimes Quartet at the "Let Your Motto Be Resistance" Photo Exhibit, Icp, Midtown, July 17th!

Henry Grimes Quartet at the "Let Your Motto Be Resistance" Photo Exhibit, Icp, Midtown, July 17th!

Brookfield Properties and The International Center of Photography proudly present “Summer on the Plaza" with the Henry Grimes Quartet featuring J.D. Allen, James Zollar, and Newman Taylor Baker in a musical salute to African-American heroes and heroines portrayed in the International Center of Photography exhibit “Let Your Motto Be Resistance," including Marian Anderson, Louis Armstrong, Nat “King" ...

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Grimes Times! Grimes Times! May, 2007

Grimes Times! Grimes Times!  May, 2007

"This was to stay in wonder / reaching -- teaching -- bettering -- / that reached oblong the wish which touched a sky..." -- Henry Grimes, "Signs Along the Road"

Grimes Times! Grimes Times! May, 2007

Sunday, May 6th: Cecil Taylor's AHA3 featuring Henry Grimes & Pheeroan akLaff + special guest Andy Bey, the Blue Note, ...

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David Pleasant, Fulbright Percussionist, Presents Free Workshop Series in Midtown!

Master percussionist and Fulbright Senior Specialist David Pleasant presents an ongoing free weekly evening series of polyrhythm workshops based on his new percussion manual, “African American Root Rhythms." The series takes place once a week in the evening (irregularly scheduled, usually Wednesdays) at St. Peter's Lutheran Church ("the Jazz Church"), 619 Lexington Ave. at 54th St. ...

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Tarik Shah Update, 3/27/O7

I hope all are well and that everyone has seen the New York Times article about bassist Tarik Shah and his brother, written by Corey Kilgannon. I

f you need to refresh your memory about Tarik Shah's case, please visit the website beelow. Very briefly, he is accused by the government of “terrorist" conversations, associations, and ...