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Saxophonist Bob Pollitt Quartet In Collingswood NJ Thurs. March 6th!

Published: 2013-02-18
Bob Pollitt 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
John Coltrane
John Coltrane
1926 - 1967
saxophone
, Sonny Stitt
Sonny Stitt
Sonny Stitt
1924 - 1982
saxophone
, James Moody
James Moody
James Moody
1925 - 2010
reeds
, Frank Foster
Frank Foster
Frank Foster
1928 - 2011
saxophone
, Jimmy Heath
Jimmy Heath
Jimmy Heath
b.1926
sax, tenor
, Pharoah Sanders
Pharoah Sanders
Pharoah Sanders
b.1940
saxophone
and Richard "Groove" Holmes
Richard
Richard "Groove" Holmes
1931 - 1991
organ, Hammond B3
. 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.


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