The non-profit organization Jazz Arts Project is teaming up with the Count Basie Theatre to present a series of significant jazz concerts, the first of which takes place on Sunday afternoon February 24th at 4PM.
Jazz Arts Artistic Director, Joe Muccioli who Jazzwise Magazine says works with "a maximum of authenticity," will lead the professional 17 piece big band in an exciting concert that features special guest artist, Trombonist Wycliffe Gordon.
Gordon has performed throughout the world including appearances at the Grammy Awards, on PBS, BET, NPR and is a former member of the Jazz @ Lincoln Center Orchestra and the Wynton Marsalis septet. He is a Manhattan School of Music faculty member and has been named "Trombonist of the Year" seven times by the Jazz Journalists Association. The latest of his 14 album releases is Hello Pops, a Tribute to Louie Armstrong (2011)....