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Larry Ridley Harlem Speaks Series at The Jazz Museum in Harlem Thursday, October 21st 6:30pm-8:00pm

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The Jazz Museum in Harlem
104 East 126th Street
New York, NY 10035

THE JAZZ MUSEUM IN HARLEM's
Harlem Speaks SERIES SWINGS INTO THE FALL

* bassist and Schomburg Center artist-in-residence Larry Ridley * Thursday, October 21st

New York, NY (October 18, 2004) The Jazz Museum in Harlem's bi-weekly series, Harlem Speaks, continues on Thursday, October 21st, 2004, featuring a discussion with Schomburg Center artist-in-residence Larry Ridley, one of the top jazz educators in the nation. Professor Emeritus of Music at Rutgers University, bassist Ridley gigged with Freddie Hubbard and Wes Montgomery back home in Indiana, and moved to New York in the 1960s, where he served as bassist for Thelonious Monk, and many other top professionals. He currently leads the Jazz Legacy Ensemble.

Loren Schoenberg, Executive Director of the Jazz Museum in Harlem, and co-producer (along with Greg Thomas Associates) of Harlem Speaks, says: “We have been thrilled at the response of the local community with these events. Not only are the discussions fun, but the meet and greet portions before and after the talk are also a very enjoyable. What better way the celebrate Harlem

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