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Jazz For Obama 2012 @ Symphony Space on October 9th

SOURCE: Published: 2012-10-03
The Jazz Concert for America's Future Jazz For Obama 2012, Tuesday October 9th

Featuring
Ron Carter
Ron Carter
Ron Carter
b.1937
bass

Dee Dee Bridgewater
Dee Dee Bridgewater
Dee Dee Bridgewater
b.1950
vocalist

Jim Hall
Jim Hall
Jim Hall
1930 - 2013
guitar

Roy Haynes
Roy Haynes
Roy Haynes
b.1926
drums

Kenny Barron
Kenny Barron
Kenny Barron
b.1943
piano

Joe Lovano
Joe Lovano
Joe Lovano
b.1952
saxophone

Kenny Garrett
Kenny Garrett
Kenny Garrett
b.1960
sax, alto

Christian McBride
Christian McBride
Christian McBride
b.1972
bass

Jimmy Heath
Jimmy Heath
Jimmy Heath
b.1926
sax, tenor

Jeff "Tain" Watts
Jeff
Jeff "Tain" Watts
b.1960
drums

Claudia Acuna
Claudia Acuna
Claudia Acuna

vocalist

Ravi Coltrane
Ravi Coltrane
Ravi Coltrane
b.1965
sax, tenor

Gretchen Parlato
Gretchen Parlato
Gretchen Parlato

vocalist
/Becca Stevens
Becca Stevens
Becca Stevens

vocalist

Arturo O'Farrill
Geri Allen
Geri Allen
Geri Allen
b.1957
piano


And Very Special Guests....

October 9 @ 7:30pm
Symphony Space
Broadway at 95th Street
(Doors open 6:45 pm)

All Proceeds Benefit The Obama For America Presidential Campaign

A roster of superlative American jazz artists will unite for one night only to present Jazz For Obama 2012, a concert event to benefit the reelection campaign of President Barack Obama. Featuring bassist Ron Carter, singer/actress Dee Dee Bridgewater, guitarist Jim Hall, saxophonist Joe Lovano, drummer Roy Haynes, pianist Kenny Barron, alto saxophonist Kenny Garrett, bassist Christian McBride, tenor saxophonist Jimmy Heath, drummer Jeff “Tain" Watts, saxophonist Ravi Coltrane and vocalists Claudia Acuña and Gretchen Parlato along with several VERY special guests.

The concert takes place at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at West 95th Street at 7:30PM. Tickets are $100 and available now at the website (below). Student and senior tickets are available for $50. VIP tickets are $250 and include reserved seating and a post-concert reception. The concert is produced by Jazz for America's Future. All proceeds benefit the Obama For America Presidential Campaign. Tuesday, October 9 at 7:30 PM at Symphony Space, New York, New York.


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