is a Hard-bop veteran. As a “Jazz Messenger” he Recorded, Composed & Arranged for Art Blakey. Also worked as a Bassist with Billy Eckstine, Hank Mobley, Freddie Hubbard and Sonny Rollins, to name but a few, and Gloria Lynne, for whom he also served as Musical Director. Recordings include stints with; Hank Mobley & Lee Morgan for “Blue Note” Records, Bobby Timmons on “Prestige” and Curtis Fuller on “Mainstream.”
Meanwhile...back to the Band, which will feature a very special guest on the Vibraphone; he played and recorded with David Fat-head" Newman, and played in the pit of the Hit Broadway Show The Lion King"; the very talented Bryan Carrott. On tenor saxophone will be Charles Davis Jr. who has worked with both Roy Haynes as well as the Sun Ra Orchestra.The Bombardier is a percussionist who has worked with Abbey Lincoln and David Murray, to name a few; Mark Johnson.
The genuine uncontrived nature of this music and its' ability to provide a conduit to the souls of the performers and audience alike can only serve to inspire jazz lovers and connect people who could be jazz lovers, if only this music could get greater exposure." Mercy Monet, Jazz Improv
Manhattan Burn Unit @ Minton's" Be-bop Heritage series Then and Now, November 2006
Sista’s Place is located at 456 Nostrand Avenue, and proudly continues to present our remaining Jazz Icon’s, keeping this American Jazz Tradition alive. Performances are on Saturday December 1, 2012 with two shows at 9:00PM and 10:30Pm. Cover is $25.00