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The Queens Jazz Orchestra - A Concert For "Tootie" Heath

FRI, JUN 28, 2024

In-Person Tickets: $48 General Admission / $42 Members, Seniors, & Students w/ ID 

7 PM Pre-Show Reception
8 PM Concert

 
"The Queens Jazz Orchestra"  Presents  a Concert to remember and honor the late NEA Jazz Master Albert "Tootie" Heath who was the last living member of "The Heath Brothers", which were one of America's most prominent Jazz Families from Philadelphia which included his  Brothers Percy Heath , Jimmy Heath and Drummer Albert "Tootie" Heath.

Albert Heath passed on April 3rd 2024  and Each of the three Heath Brothers received NEA Jazz Master Endowments ; Percy Heath in 2002, Jimmy Heath in 2003 and Albert "Tootie"Heath in 2021.

Albert "Tootie " Heath performed with some of the most prolific musicians in Jazz, Herbie Hancock, Benny Golson, Dexter Gordon, J.J. Johnson, Dexter Gordon, Art Farmer , Wes Montgomery and his tenure as the drummer with "The Heath Brothers ".

"The Queens Jazz Orchestra " Under the direction of Antonio Hart performs a concert to remember and honor  the different  worlds of music that "Tootie Heath " performed and loved to hear . 

"Tootie Heath"  has performed at Flushing Town Hall several times with "The Heath Brothers" and  this concert is performed with him in mind and with love .

This concert is a beautiful tribute to the life , music and memory of a man who championed Jazz and dedicated his life to the music...

Don't Miss this special evening of great Jazz..

The Jimmy Heath Legacy Big Band

Antonio Hart  Leader
Mark Gross Alto Sax
Cleave Guyton Alto Sax
Bobby LaVell Tenor Sax
Sam Dillon Tenor Sax
Frank Basile Bari Sax

Trumpets
Frank Greene
Raul Agraz
Freddie Hendrix
Scott Wendholt

Bones
Jason Jackson
Steve Davis
Barry Cooper
Douglas Purviance

Piano Jeb Patton
Bass  Mike Migliore
Drums John Riley

FRI, JUN 28, 7:00 PM

LOCATION:  Flushing Town Hall Theater



 

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