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March 26th • Edition #2

We’re going live! Jazz Forum will be airing a weekly free-of-charge Facebook Live Streaming series from artists’ homes on Saturdays at 7 pm EDT. Tune in, enjoy and keep in touch for more of your favorite live music.

We also want to apologize for the technical issues that occurred during the performance. We learn as we go and we are sure next weekend will be flawless!

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watch and listen

The Bob James Trio performs Westchester Lady, Angela (Theme from ‘Taxi’) and Someone to Watch Over Me at the Jazz Forum on April 12, 2019. Featuring: Billy Kilson, drums and Michael Palazzolo, bass.

Tarrytown resident, Italian-American vocalist Vanessa Racci has contributed her version of Louis Prima’s “Buona Sera” (Good Evening) for all to enjoy as we offer Condolences, Love and Support to our family, friends and musical colleagues in Italia. We will get through this, together!

patron stories

To stay connected as a community, each week we will ask you a question. We will post a few responses in next week’s Jazz Forum @ Home. Click below to answer this week’s question and check out our favorite response from last week. Have fun!

Have fun and let us know if you would like to remain anonymous!

Last week’s question was: “What was the most memorable Jazz show you have seen and what made it so special?” Thank you for sharing your stories with us!

Sharon & Dean replied…

“The Forest Hills Jazz Festival, held on September 17, 1988, was special due to the amount of talent at one venue. The pre-concert performers were: Noel Pointer, Lonnie Liston Smith, Jon Hendricks & Co, and Roseanne Vitro. The headliners were: Stan Getz, Grover Washington Jr, Chuck Mangione, Gato Barbieri, Freddie Hubbard, and Angela Bofill. I remember the day was rainy, but that did not dampen the spirits of the audience or performers. What a great show for only $22.50! Unfortunately, some of these musicians are no longer with us, but will live on in their music.”

blast from the past

Clarence “C” Sharpe & Hank Mobley, at the Ronnie Boykins Memorial benefit, 1980, Jazz Forum, 50 Cooper Square, NYC.

read and enjoy

Meet the Artist: Al Foster

Miles would say, “Don’t worry about the changes, worry about the drums.”
– Al Foster

Read the full interview by Salina LeBris.

To Be, or Not … to Bop

By Dizzy Gillespie & Al Foster

“Just recently finished reading this great tome by Dizzy, as told to Al Fraser. Wish I’d read it while Diz was still here so I could have asked him about some of these experiences directly.”
– Mark Morganelli, Executive Director, Jazz Forum Arts

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