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On June 27th and 28th Black Art Jazz Collective returns to Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola to perform a program of post-bop originals dedicated to African American icons. The group, led by tenor saxophonist Wayne Escoffery, includes trumpeter Jeremy Pelt, trombonist James Burton, pianist Xavier Davis, bassist Vicente Archer, and drummer Johnathan Blake.
NYC-ARTS is made possible in part by First Republic Bank. Major funding for NYC-ARTS is also made possible by Rosalind P. Walter, the Kate W. Cassidy Foundation, the Thea Petschek Iervolino Foundation, the Jean Dubinsky Appleton Estate, Jody and John Arnhold, Ellen and James S. Marcus, The Lewis “Sonny” Turner Fund for Dance, Elise Jaffe and Jeffrey Brown, The Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, and the Elroy and Terry Krumholz Foundation. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. Additional funding provided by members of THIRTEEN.
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