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Bud Powell Birthday Celebration
Phone (212) 581-3080
Price $35.00 - $45.00
Age Suitability None Specified
Category Jazz

Bud Powell Birthday Celebration

Thursday, Sep 26, 2013 8:30p
Birdland Astoria, NY

"Bud Powell Birthday Celebration"Quintet featuring: Tim Hagans (trumpet) Greg Osby (alto sax) Dan Tepfer (piano) Lonnie Plaxico (bass) Matt Wilson (drums)Along with our namesake, Charlie Parker, and trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, pianist Earl Rudolph "Bud" Powell (September 27, 1924 – July 31, 1966) is considered to be one of the creators of the style of modern jazz known as bebop. Despite his tragically short life, including bouts of mental illness, alcoholism and a self-imposed period of exile in Paris,… Show more

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Greg Osby
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New York saxophonist whose provocative attempts to mix jazz with hip-hop have turned ears. ~ Rovi
Lonnie Plaxico
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Although he became associated for a time with the M-Base musicians, Lonnie Plaxico has been a very flexible bassist throughout his career. Early on he played with Chet Baker, Sonny Stitt, and Junior Cook....
Tim Hagans
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An accomplished jazz trumpeter and flügelhorn player rooted in bop. ~ Rovi
Matt Wilson
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Initially influenced by Buddy Rich and drummers with the big bands of Duke Ellington and Count Basie, in his teens Matt Wilson discovered the advanced drumming of Max Roach, Elvin Jones, Billy Higgins, and Ed Blackwell....
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315 W. 44th St.
Astoria, NY 10036
(212) 581-3080
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