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Harlem Jazz Series - Eddie Allen

  • Dates: May 31, 2019
  • Location: Greater Calvary Baptist Church
  • Address: 55 West 124th Street, New York, NY 10027
  • Phone: (212) 662-7779
  • Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Price: $15
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Trumpeter, composer, arranger, author ... Eddie Allen is one of the more versatile musicians on the New York scene. Playing everything from jazz to RandB/Pop to Latin to symphonic to Broadway, and everything in between. Eddie has worked with such jazz greats as Art Blakey, Billy Harper, Randy Weston, Dizzy Gillespie, Henry Threadgill, Bobby Watson, Jon Faddis, Benny Carter, Panama Francis, Joe Henderson and Steve Turre. He has recorded and performed with, as well as composed for Louis Hayes, Lester Bowie, Jack McDuff, Etta Jones and Houston Person, Mongo Santamaria, Chico Freeman, Charli Persip, and Vanessa Rubin. Eddie leads a quartet, a quintet, a Latin/Brasilian project, a large ensemble and a big band, who not only plays Eddie’s compositions and arrangements, but also the music of such jazz greats as Jimmy Heath, Bobby Watson, Muhal Richard Abrams and Rufus Reid as they come to lead the band.

1st set: 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm (15-min break) 2nd set: 8:00 pm – 8:45 pm

House doors open at 6:30 pm

Artist: Eddie Allen

Category: Live Music | Jazz

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