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Larry Ridley and H. Mattathias Pearson Inducted into the Brooklyn Jazz Hall of Fame

Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium presents the Brooklyn Jazz Hall of Fame and Museum induction ceremony on April 21, 2017.

Bassists Larry Ridley and H. Mattathias Pearson will be inducted into this institution which recognizes renowned and unheralded musicians who impacted the borough's cultural landscape on and off the bandstand.

The ceremony takes place at the Brooklyn Historical Society located in Brooklyn Heights section at 128 Pierrepont Street beginning at 5:30 PM. Awards to be given to, Kim Clarke-Jazz Impact, Jasmine Morris-Young Lioness, and the lost jazz shrine Putnam Central in recognition of contributions to Kings County's musical environment. Music presentation by the Reggie Woods Band. Beverages and a light food fare provided. This affair is free and open to the public.



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