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Music: Jazz

Jazz in July - Messengers of Jazz: The Legacy of Art Blakey


Wednesday July 25, 2012



92nd Street Y (92Y) (Venue Partner)

1395 Lexington Ave


Directions: Corner of 92nd St and Lexington Ave


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92nd Street Y (92Y) says…

It’s a historic meeting of Lewis Nash and Kenny Washington: two of the most prodigious drummers in the world.

They’ll pay tribute to legendary bandleader and drummer Art Blakey—a mentor to countless jazz icons who rose to prominence under his direction. Hear classic hits from the Jazz Messengers canon by Horace Silver, Wayne Shorter, Benny Golson, Cedar Walton, Freddie Hubbard and more.

Lewis Nash, drums Kenny Washington, drums Joe Magnarelli, trumpet Jimmy Greene, tenor sax Michael Dease, trombone Bill Charlap, piano Renee Rosnes, piano Peter Washington, bass