Frank Wess Memorial

On Saturday, January 4th 2014 the life and music of jazz great Frank Wess will be celebrated at Saint Peter's Church in New York City. Musical Directors will be Jimmy Owens and Jerry Dodgion.

Participating musicians
Jimmy Heath
Kenny Barron
Jimmy Owens
Jerry Dodgion Joy Of Sax
Michael Weiss
Plus Others TBA

Date: Saturday January 4, 2014 (Frank's Birthday Jan. 4, 1922)
Place: Saint Peter's Church
619 Lexington Avenue at 54th Street
New York, NY 10022
212 935 2200
Time: 6:30 PM

This memorial is being put together with the assistance and love of his two daughters Francine and Michelle and his wonderful partner, Sara Tsutsumi, and his dearest friends with the help of the Jazz Foundation of America with special thanks to Saint Peter's Church.

Tune into the Frank Wess Broadcast
Presented by Phil Schaap on WKCR 89.9 FM
January 4, 2014 6 to 9M

Frank Wess's final studio recording "Magic 201" will be released
February 11, 2014 on IPO Recordings.
Frank Wess-Tenor & Flute; Kenny Barron-Piano; Rufus Reid-Bass;
Russell Malone-Guitar, Winard Harper-Drums /
IPO is distributed by Allegro Media Group, Portland, OR

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