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Lost Jazz Shrines Series Returns to Tribeca PAC With The Helen Sung Quartet

February 18 @ 8:30 pm

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, the longest operating performance venue in lower Manhattan, proudly presents Lost Jazz Shrines: Celebrating Boomers / Remembering Cedar Walton – Featuring The Helen Sung Quartet on February 18 at 8:30PM. This special event will also include a free panel discussion at 7PM. Artistic Director of Jazz Programming Willard Jenkins to interview Helen Sung.
The Lost Jazz Shrines series is dedicated to bringing legendary NYC jazz clubs back into the consciousness of the world with a thorough remembrance and celebration. Boomer’s was a jazz club in Greenwich Village, New York City, during the 1970s. The club was a venue for bebop musicians, and artists Barry Harris and Kenny Barron played there. At the club, Cedar Walton recorded the albums, A Night at Boomers, Vol. 1 and Vol. 2. Cedar Walton was an American hard bop jazz pianist. He came to prominence as a member of drummer Art Blakey’s band before establishing a long career as a bandleader and composer. Several of his compositions have become jazz standards, including “Mosaic”, “Bolivia”, “Holy Land”, “Mode for Joe” and “Fantasy in D.”

Details

Date:
February 18
Time:
8:30 pm