Jazz Bridge in Collingswood! presents saxophonist Bob Pollitt
and his quartet, appearing at the Collingswood Community Center—30 Collings Avenue in Collingswood, New Jersey—on Thursday, March 7th. Tickets are $10, $5 for students, and are available only at the door. Show time is 7:30. Information: 215-517-8337.Bob Pollitt
has been deemed a legend
for his tenor saxophone sound as big as a house, an unparalleled feeling for everything from ballads and bop to blues and funk, while continuing to be stylistically forward-looking and innovative. He’s appeared with past and present greats — particularly effective in a organ trio setting, by the way - including John Coltrane
, Sonny Stitt
, James Moody
, Frank Foster
, Jimmy Heath
, Pharoah Sanders
and Richard "Groove" Holmes
. Pollitt, who also has been teaching extensively for years, was and is way ahead of his time.
For information, call 610-745-3011.
Jazz Bridge is a Philadelphia-based non-profit organization dedicated to assisting area jazz and blues musicians in need. Their Jazz Bridge in Collingswood program is one in a series at this venue, along with four other area locales.