A celebration of the album “Without You, No Me: Honoring the Legacy of Jimmy Heath” featuring Terell Stafford with guest artists Joey DeFrancesco and Christian McBride. at Temple Performing Arts Center
Robby Cruz uploaded this event on September 16, 2021
Mon, October 18, 2021
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January 19, 2020, bears a bittersweet tinge in Terell Stafford’s memory. On one hand, Temple University’s Director of Jazz and Instrumental Studies recalls that day with a great deal of pride and celebration, as the Temple University Jazz Band took top honors in the inaugural Jack Rudin Jazz Championship at Jazz at Lincoln Center.
That same night, however, Stafford received the sad news that the legendary saxophonist Jimmy Heath had died at the age of 93. Since their days touring together with the Dizzy Gillespie Alumni All-Star Big Band, Stafford had been fortunate to call Heath a friend, a colleague, a mentor, and a confidante. ...
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