JAZZ FOUNDATION OF AMERICA
March 28, 2023
The Jazz Foundation of America presents its annual “A Great Night in Harlem” benefit gala to help raise funds for its Musicians’ Emergency Fund.
Referencing a famous 1958 photograph of 57 groundbreaking jazz musicians, the evening includes stellar artists and honorees like Benny Golson (composer/saxophonist), Wendy Oxenhorn (JFA Director), songwriter Mike Stoller, Titans of Jazz Bass (Cecil McBee, Rufus Reid, Larry Ridley, Paul West, Buster Williams and Reggie Workman) and a special tribute to the late Ramsey Lewis (composer and pianist).
The gala concert headlines Jon Batiste, Taj Mahal, Robert Cray, Bettye LaVette, Monty Alexander, Ray Parker Jr., Kenny Barron, and more.
A fantastic organization that assists upcoming and aging jazz musicians, the gala is sure to be "an unforgettable night of jazz and love."
Apollo Theater/March 30
EYE ON THE ARS, NY -- Celia Ipiotis