2537 Broadway at 95th Street, New York, NY 10025-6990
NEA Jazz Master and legendary saxophonist, Jimmy Heath leads his singular big band, a multi-generational ensemble comprised of noted jazz artists, next generation players, and rising stars of today. Basie, Ellington, Foster, music from their new CD, Togetherness, and a few surprises are brought to the bandstand for a grand musical journey celebrating the Harlem Renaissance and its aftermath. Presented in collaboration with Jazzmobile.
“Jimmy is a very hip dude to be with, funny and clean and very intelligent. Jimmy is one of the thoroughbreds.” – Miles Davis
JIMMY HEATH BIG BAND
James Burton III
Jeb Patton, piano*
David Wong, bass*
Evan Sherman, drums