November 18th is the birthday of the trumpeter Don Cherry, well known as one of the pioneers in the “Free Jazz” movement alongside Ornette Coleman.Â To celebrate, there will be a special performance of Don Cherry’s album “Complete Communion” featuring John Wiitala on bass, Hamir Atwal on drums, Matt Zebley on alto sax, and Henry Hung on trumpet.Â
There will be a pre-show talk at 7:00pm about Don Cherry and his artistic career.
Please join us on this special celebration of Don Cherry’s music on his birthday.Â Â
Our events are put on under the umbrella of the nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the "BBCLP"). That's how we fund our ambitious schedule of 300 or so concerts and literary events every year.
The BBCLP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit...
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