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Secondary Messengers Jazz Quinet at The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts And Cultural Center

Posted by Anne-Marie Cannata McEwen on July 26, 2022

Where

The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts And Cultural Center
605 Main Street
Middletown, CT
Map
(860) 347-4957

When

Sat, August 20, 2022
8:00 pm

Get Ticket

$20

Musicians

About

The Secondary Messengers are dedicated to promoting the music of the influential ensembles of Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers recorded from the early ’50s to the late ’80s. Noted for improvisation in the funky hard bop idiom with close harmonic lines, an intense driving rhythm section, and meticulously crafted arrangements by composer-band members such as Horace Silver, Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Woody Shaw, Benny Golson and Kenny Dorham, the Jazz Messengers served as a school for many young musicians who later went on to notable careers as leaders of their own groups. They were also an inspiration to generations of jazz musicians who never played with Blakey....

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