Sistas' Place's where Jazz: A Music of the Spirit lives and Culture is our Weapon announces its 24th season of bringing the greatest artist on the planet back into the African American community of Bedford Stuyvesant.
Beginning on Saturday, September 21st we are celebrating Charles Tolliver's 50th Anniversary in the music with an All-Star band featuring Gary Bartz, Keith Brown, Buster Williams and Lenny White. Other season highlights include the October 19th CD release event of the collaboration of Ahmed Abdullah's Diaspora Meets Francisco Mora Catlett's AfroHORN, with a nine piece ensemble featuring saxophonists Sam Newsome and Don Chapman, Bob Stewart, tuba, Aruan Ortiz, piano, Radu ben Judah, bass, Monique Ngozi Nri, poetry and vocals, percussionist Roman Diaz and multi percussionists Reggie Nicholson and Francisco Mora Catlett, along with Ahmed Abdullah on trumpet, flugelhorn and vocals. Another highlight of the season will be the, Saturday, October 5th, first time performance at Sistas' Place of the great Kamau Adilifu aka Charles Sullivan, in Tribute to Sonny Fortune. Kamau will have a band that features pianist Michael Cochrane, bassist Calvin Hill and drummer Darryl Green. Look below for other season highlights.
Sistas' Place (456 Nostrand Avenue at Jefferson call 718-398-1766 for more information)
Saturday September 21st, Charles Tolliver All-Stars featuring Gary Bartz, Keith Brown, Buster Williams and Lenny White.
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