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Charlie Parker Birthday Celebration With Vincent Herring, Tom Harrell, George Cables, Victor Lewis
Charlie Parker Birthday Celebration With Vincent Herring, Tom Harrell, George Cables, Victor Lewis
Phone (212) 581-3080
Price $30.00 - $40.00
Age Suitability None Specified
Category Jazz
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Charlie Parker Birthday Celebration With Vincent Herring, Tom Harrell, George Cables, Victor Lewis

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013 8:30a
Birdland Brooklyn, NY

Vincent Herring (alto sax) Tom Harrell (trumpet) George Cables (piano) Lonnie Plaxico (bass) Victor Lewis (drums) Born August 29th, 1920, Charlie "Bird" Parker was one of the most influential and iconic artists in jazz history. As the central figure in the development of bebop in the 1940s Bird was a legendary figure in his own lifetime and was idolized by those who worked with him including Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, Bud Powell and Miles Davis. He was the inspiration for Birdland… Show more

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George Cables
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Equally skilled as a leader or as a sideman, George Cables helped to define modern mainstream jazz piano of the 1980s and '90s. When he was 18 and at Mannes College, he formed the Jazz Samaritans with Steve Grossman and Billy Cobham....
Vincent Herring
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It was only fitting that Vincent Herring gained his first important recognition playing with Nat Adderley, for his sound is strongly influenced by his idol, Cannonball Adderley. Born in Kentucky and raised in California, Herring moved to New York in 1983, and played with a variety of major musicians (including Lionel Hampton, David Murray, Horace Silver, and Art Blakey) before joining Adderley (1987-1993)....
Victor Lewis
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A major drummer since the 1980s who is capable of swinging hard in a variety of modern settings, Victor Lewis has been a strong asset on a countless number of sessions. His parents were musicians who toured with territory bands....
Tom Harrell
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A first-rate trumpet soloist, generally considered by many musicians to be the top hard bop trumpeter of the 1980s and '90s, Tom Harrell has performed in a distinguished fashion for several bandleaders....
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Birdland
315 W. 44th St.
Brooklyn, NY 10036
(212) 581-3080
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