Giants of Jazz 11 Honors Slide Hampton on October 11
Giants of Jazz 11 Presented by The Baird
What: Giants of Jazz 11, Honoring 2008 Jazz Master Honoree Slide Hampton
Celebrating 11 years of a phenomenal jazz concerts! This one-night concert The New York Times hails as New Jerseys premier jazz festival will be held at the South Orange Middle School. This years Jazz Master Honoree is Grammy Award winner Slide Hampton, an internationally renowned trombonist, composer and arranger who will perform with a host of other phenomenal jazz musicians. Past recipients include such renowned musicians as Jimmy Heath, James Moody, Clark Terry, Frank Wess, Benny Powell, Dr. Billy Taylor, and Frank Foster.
When: Saturday, October 11, 2008, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Presented by The Baird at South Orange Middle School, 70 North Ridgewood Road in South Orange, NJ 07079
Price: Ticket prices are $35/advance; $40 at door; $30 for students with ID and seniors.
Tickets can be purchased online at thebaird.org or by calling 973 378-7754 or at various local venues:
The Baird Center, 5 Mead St, South Orange;
RocketShip & Print (formerly MailBoxes Etc), South Orange Avenue, South Orange
The Tenth Muse Gallery, Baker Street, Maplewood
Visit our website for more information about the concert or call (973)378-7754.
Musicians Include: Dizzy Gillespie All-Star Big Band, Jimmy Heath, Frank Wess, Benny Powell, Dr. Billy Taylor, Barry Harris, Roy Hargrove, Cyrus Chestnut, Roberta Gambarini, Jimmy Owens, Don Braden, Steve Davis, Steve Turre, Greg Gisbert, Gary Smulyan, Mark Gross, Justin Robinson, Sharel Cassity, Douglas Purviance, Jason Jackson, David Gibson, Michael Dease, Jonathan Voltzock, James Burton, Tomoko Ohno, Roy Assaf, Paul West, John Lee, Linda Oh, Vince Ector, Leroy Williams, The American Rath Bones