Live from Harlem – JFA Presents: Dick Griffin Quartet

Dick Griffin is one of today’s leading trombone pioneers. In a career spanning over 50 years, he has performed with some of the biggest names in Jazz and Soul, as well as appearing with several symphony orchestras. A short list of the luminaries Mr. Griffin has worked with includes Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Tito Puente, Art Blakey, Charles Mingus, Dizzy Gillespie, McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Heath, Lionel Hampton, Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya, Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson, Isaac Hayes, Dionne Warwick and Sun Ra. An accomplished painter as well as composer/arranger, he has been honored by the NEA, BMI and others, and has released six albums as a leader

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, Apr 04
2:00 pm

National Jazz Museum in Harlem

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