Live from Harlem – JFA Presents: Cliff Lee Plus Three

Trumpeter Cliff Lee is an exemplar of classic jazz, and a Brooklyn mainstay. He grew up in Snow Hill, Alabama, and has carried on the legacy of his musical family–his grandfather founded a music school, and all of Cliff’s six siblings played instruments, among them his brother Bill Lee, the well known bassist and composer (and father of director Spike Lee). As a longtime music educator, Cliff has mentored many, including the great Arthur Rhames, and he is respected among musicians for his wisdom and sense of swing.

This event will stream on the Jazz Foundation and Jazz Museum Facebook pages and the Museum YouTube Channel.

This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and by the Howard Gilman Foundation.

Thu, Nov 16
2:00 pm

National Jazz Museum in Harlem

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