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Saturday, April 28th, 2018
7:30 PM
Join Cassandra Wilson, Jimmy Heath, Geri Allen, Don Braden and more jazz greats for this musical celebration of Dorthaan Kirk, "Newark's First Lady of Jazz." Acclaimed saxophonist Don Braden will act as music director for the evening, dedicated to the life and work of jazz champion and WBGO-FM 88.3 co-founder Dorthaan Kirk. This one-night-only concert will bring together some of the brightest stars of contemporary jazz: two-time GRAMMY-winning song stylist Cassandra Wilson; saxophonist, composer and NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Heath; GRAMMY-nominated pianist-composer Geri Allen, and other artists to be announced.