Legacy Band Celebrates Philadelphia's Jazz Hero, Grover Washington Jr.
begins: Jun 2, 7:00 pm
ends: Jun 2, 9:00 pm
location: Washington, Jr. Middle School (201 E. Olney Avenue, Philadelphia)
A tribute concert to reflect and celebrate the legendary and influential saxophonist, Grover Washington Jr., held at the school of his namesake. Former bandmates of the late musician and talented youth of the Grover Washington Jr. Middle School will join on one stage for a jam session showcasing the contemporary smooth jazz medleys of one of Philadelphia’s greatest artists. For his dedication to the Philadelphia community and its children, proceeds of the tribute will benefit the music department at Grover Washington Jr. Middle School.
The Grover Washington Jr. Middle School, The Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz & Performing Arts, in collaboration with ArtsRising, present The Grover Washington Jr. Legacy Band, an ensemble of Philadelphia-affiliated jazz musicians and original bandmates of Grover Washington Jr. to pay homage to the life and contribution of the musical titan.
Tickets are $5/person; general seating first-come, first serve
Tickets can be purchased at:
Grover Washington Jr. M.S. Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. or
On-line at www.brownpapertickets.com.