Appearing on Wednesday, January 4th at the Kennett Flash, 102 Sycamore Alley, Kennett Square PA will be bassist Mike Boone and his group. Showtime: 7:30 p.m. One show. Tickets: $10/$5 students. No advance sales. For info: Call 484-732-8295.Dreambox Media
artist bassist Mike Boone
has been a Philadelphia icon for many years, especially for his legendary work with the Ortliebs' HausBand with pianist Sid Simmons
and drummer Byron Landham
. A graduate of Eastman School of Music, Boone has toured and recorded with Ben Vereen, Buddy Rich
Big Band, Clark Terry
, Mose Allison
, Dakota Staton
, Nat Adderly
, Leslie Uggams, John Blake Jr.
, Shirley Scott
, Mickey Roker
, John Swana
, Orrin Evans
, Cecil Payne
, and Terrell Stafford
. Boone is currently on the faculty of Temple University and has been a respected teacher at the Kimmel Center Jazz Camp since 2003. His discography as a leader includes Better Late Than Never
, Yeah, I Said It!
, and Old Head
. Collaborations include Live at Ortliebs' JazzHaus
, Buddy Rich Big Band Live at Montreaux
(Imani Records), and Philly Gumbo
Vols. 1 and 2 with John Swana
This is a Jazz Bridge Neighborhood Concert series running from October through May and proceeds go to professional jazz and blues musicians in crisis living in the Greater Philadelphia Metro area.