WINARD HARPER SEXTET to Headline First BETTER WORLD CHORUS Concert Saturday, Feb. 26, 8 PM Church of St. Paul & St Andrew, 86th St & West End Ave, Manhattan With special guests FRANK WESS & JOSHUA NELSON Hosted by Sharif Abdus-Salaam of WKCR, 89.9 FM All Tickets $20 (tax deductible) Visit www.BETTERWORLDCHORUS.org or call 212-613-6367 to order tickets CONCERT GOERS ASKED TO BRING CAN OF FOOD FOR PICKUP BY CITY HARVEST
Drummer Winard Harper and his Sextet, Reedman Frank Wess and Vocalist Joshua Nelson will headline the First Annual BWC Jazz Concert to benefit Better World Chorus (BWC) and highlight City Harvest, Saturday, February 26, 8 PM at the Church of St. Paul & St. Andrew, on the corner of 86th Street &West End Avenue.
To help feed the hungry, BWC is asking each concert-goer to bring one or two cans of food (14 oz or larger) to the 1000-seat concert for pickup by City Harvest.
This is the first in a series of monthly concerts sponsored by Better World Chorus, a nonprofit founded to inspire volunteering and serve as a clearing house to match interested volunteers with appropriate charities. Each performance will spotlight a different charity to encourage concert goers to donate their time.
Tickets are $20 (tax deductible) To order by mail, send a check with a self-addressed stamped envelope payable to Better World Chorus, ParkWest Finance Sta., PO Box 20934, NY, NY 10025. To order by credit card and for more details, visit www.BETTERWORLDCHORUS.org or call 212-613-6367.
Harper is considered one of the most exciting and innovative drummers in jazz, leading a group that mixes bebop with African rhythms. Equally at home with sticks, brushes or mallets, Harper is both a gifted soloist and rock-solid sideman, having played with Dr. Billy Taylor, Wynton Marsalis, Jimmy Heath,Dexter Gordon, Betty Carter and Wycliffe Gordon. He has surrounded himself with some outstanding young musicians. Trumpeter Patrick
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