Jazz Up Close Celebrates Benny Golson
Saturday, December 3, 2011
Kimmel Center For The Performing Arts (map)
260 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA, USA 19102
The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts' 2011-2012 Jazz Up Close Series honors jazz master and Philadelphia native Benny Golson. The evening will open with students from the Berklee Global Jazz Institute accompanied by horn masters, Robin Eubanks, Bill Pierce, and Brian Lynch exploring new arrangements from Mr. Golson's catalogue. This dynamic tribute closes with the Kris Bowers Trio joining the horn section to pay homage to Benny Golson and Art Farmer's Jazztet.
The program will feature an exclusive Artist Chat during intermission, hosted by award-winning pianist and composer Danilo Pérez and the legend himself, Mr. Benny Golson.