Honoring Dr. Billy Taylor Friday, October 5 and Sunday, October 7, 2007
At Saint Peter's Church The Jazz Church"
619 Lexington Avenue (at 54th Street), New York City
New York, NY - Saint Peter's Church, 619 Lexington Avenue at 54th Street, will celebrate the its 37th Annual All Nite Soul with an extended Festival of diverse jazz performances and events - all honoring Jazz Stateman and NEA Jazz Master Dr. Billy Taylor. Two evenings of musical performances, as well as the performance of Monk" - the play featuring Rome Neal, will reflect the wide diversity of Saint Peter's jazz offerings and the community it serves. The celebration culminates with All Nite Soul on Sunday, beginning at 5 PM with a Jazz Mass by Ike Sturm which includes 50 musicians including the Saint Peter's Church Choir, Jazz Sextet and Strings. At 7 PM the Annual All Nite Soul Benefit Concert will showcase more than a hundred musicians performing in tribute to the Jazz Ministry and honoring Dr. Billy Taylor.
Festival Event Schedule
Friday, October 5 7PM -8:30 PM Monk" The Play featuring Rome Neal Theatre Level Acting was superb...it was Monk." Max Roach, jazz drummer extraordinaire
8:30 PM 10:30 PM Refreshments and CD sales in the Music Room
9PM - 10 PM Jazz Underground: Alan Ferber Nonet + Strings
10 PM - 11 PM Jazz Underground: Kneebody
Sunday, October 7 5 PM - 6:30 PM Jazz Mass composed by Ike Sturm - Premiere with Sanctuary 50 Voices, 10 Strings and Sextet featuring Misty Ann Sturm, Ingrid Jensen, Loren Stillman, Ryan Ferreira, Aaron Diehl, Ike Sturm and Rodney Green Sanctuary 7 PM- 1 AM All Nite Soul! Concert - Some of the Many Musicians:
Dr. Billy Taylor, Frank Wess, Larry Willis, Wycliffe Gordon, Winard Harper, Benny Powell, Jimmy Owens, Sarah McLawler, Ray Mantilla, Joe Wilder, Catherine Russell, Earl May, Carline Ray, Harlem Blues and Jazz Band, Chip Jackson, Michael Cochrane, Bob Cranshaw, Patrick Poladian, Deanna Witkowski, Aaron Diehl, Mike Kaupa, Melissa Stylianou, Dotti Anita Taylor, Gene Bertoncini and many others. Living Room 7 PM - 11 PM Hungry Souls Caf - Homemade Soul Food and Desserts!
Friday evening, October 5 $15
Sunday evening, October 7 Jazz Mass Free Will Offering
All Nite Soul Benefit Concert $20
Saint Peter's Church
Lexington Avenue stop on the E" and V" trains, 51st Street stop on the 6" train.