The Messenger Legacy @ The Kennedy Center DC

The Messenger Legacy

Friday, May 31, 2019


Drummer Ralph Peterson Jr. assembles an all-star group for a tribute to The Jazz Messengers, the prolific big band collective led by his mentor, the late Art Blakey. Marking the 100th year of Blakey’s birth with selections from a new recording, the band includes Peterson on percussion, saxophonists Bobby Watson and Bill Pierce, bassi