The Sun Goddess Tour featuring Ramsey Lewis
and His Electric Band will close out the 2011-2012 Jammin' at the Gem concert series with a performance in the historic Gem Theater in Kansas City, MO on Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 8:00 PM.
With the release of Ramsey, Taking Another Look" Ramsey started touring last summer with a 5 piece electric band including Henry Johnson
, Tim Gant
, Joshua Ramos
and Charles Heath
Received with wide spread enthusiasm and sold out shows world-wide the tour continues into 2012.
This energentic quintet will be playing all of the Ramsey Lewis standards as well as some new music that will continue to have concert goers on their feet.
ABOUT THE AMERICAN JAZZ MUSUEM
Located in the Historic 18th & Vine Jazz District in Kansas City, MO, the American Jazz Museum
showcases the sights and sounds of jazz through interactive exhibits and films, the Changing Gallery exhibit space, Horace M. Peterson III Visitors Center, Blue Room jazz club and Gem Theater.
Since its inception in 1997, the Museum has hosted thousands of students, scholars, musicians fans for over 200 performances, education programs, special exhibitions, community events and more each year, providing an opportunity to learn about the legends, honor their legacy, or simply enjoy the sounds of Kansas City jazz. Our mission is to celebrate and exhibit the experience of jazz as an original American art form through research, exhibition, education and performance at one of the country's greatest jazz crossroads - 18th & Vine.
As the only museum in the world solely focused on the preservation, exhibition and advancement of jazz, the American Jazz Museum is dedicated to public service and collaborative efforts to expand the influence, awareness and appreciation of jazz within Kansas City and to audiences worldwide