The Eric Rasmussen/adam Roberts Quintet Play Blakey at The Nash
Lorene Ely uploaded this event on April 29, 2021
Fri, May 7, 2021
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Live performance in outdoor garden Venue 122 -and- STREAMED. Eric Rasmussen - alto sax, Adam Roberts - tenor sax, Nick Manson - piano, Max Beckman - bass, Rob Moore – drums. This exciting show is co-led by two of the Valley’s top jazz educators and saxophonists playing the music of Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers. Art Blakey founded the Jazz Messengers with Horace Silver in 1954 and recorded a brilliant string of records for the Blue Note label. By encouraging young musicians to become members of the Jazz Messengers, Blakey gave them valuable experience as jazz performers and composers; over the years the ensemble included such notable jazzmen as Clifford Brown, Donald Byrd, Benny Golson, Johnny Griffin, Jackie McLean, Lee Morgan, and Wayne Shorter...