Brooklyn Roof Top Series Philip Harper Friday, April 9th 7:30 PM 10:30 PM EDT

Dear Friends I invite you to Biweekly Brooklyn Rooftop Series, currently hosted by 14B Rooftop Lounge in Brooklyn. These shows will be staged on open-air rooftops to best take advantage of social distancing protocols and the warming weather and will feature regular dinner and drink service throughout the evening. Seating reservation guarantees entry and socially-distanced dinner seating. All attendees must wear masks while at the event. Please refer to our complete COVID protocol information below.

In case of rain or strong wind we will offer an indoor seatings in the RoofTop Lounge. The indoor space has smaller capacity therefore make sure to reserve your tickets in advance. Starting April 2nd, Small, Medium performances and live entertainment events are allowed to resume. Indoor venues with a capacity of less than 1, 500 attendees can reopen at 33% capacity.


Baltimore born Philip Harper started playing trumpet when he was ten years old under the tutelage of his older brother, Danny. Later he studied at Hartt School of Music with Jackie McLean. At the age of 18, Philip moved to New York, where he started working and recording extensively with such musicians as Jimmy Scott, Jimmy McGriff, Betty Carter, Etta Jones, Harry "Sweets" Edison, and Cedar Walton. Between the years 1986 and 1988, Harper was a member of Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, with whom he made several live recordings. After leaving the Messengers, he formed a group with his brother, drummer Winard Harper. The Harper Brothers toured throughout the world and made several successful albums for Polygram/Verve. Philip Harper has made over 50 recordings, both as leader including his solo albums "Soulful Sin" and "The Thirteenth Moon" on Muse Records and as a sideman, earning him space on numerous jazz playlists and critic polls over the decades. Recently, Harper has been living in Europe as well as in the USA, playing with Benny Golson, Cedar Walton and the Mingus Big Band.

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