Y'All of New York presents it's Second Annual Fundraiser & CD release concert for Vignettes in the Spirit of Ellington" featuring the original works of composer/conductor, James Jabbo Ware and the Me We & Them Orchestra -- Special Guest, George Coleman. Rob Crocker, of WBGO radio, will serve as guest host. Katherine Cox will be honored.
The concert will take place on Friday, October 21, 2005 at 8:30pm at St. Peter's Church (619 Lexington Ave., at 54th St., NYC) in the Living Room.
$20 Admission; $10 students/seniors
Imagine the '30s Basie band playing in a '60s post-hard bop manner."
-- JazzTimes, Kalamu ya Salaam.
Wide-ranging and eclectic with echoes of Ellington, Lunceford, Mingus, Basie, New Orleans street music and even Sun Ra and Rahsaan Roland Kirk resonating through its seemingly all-embracing repertoire."
-- Cadence, Jack Bower.
For more information, visit the Y'All of New York website at: http://www.yallnewyork.org or email YallCDz@aol.com