Arts, Culture & Fun: Jazz with the Phil Young Experience
Thursday, April 12, 2018
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
Join us for live jazz by The Phil Young Experience. Phil Young is a drummer, local Harlem Florist and leader of "the Harlem Hip" -- as recently seen in The New Yorker. Well loved figure in the uptown community, Phil Young has toured with legendary blues and R. & B. singer Bobby (Blue) Bland and has an extensive music career drumming for the likes of George Benson and Dizzy Gillespie.
Join us for 12 weeks of live jazz and blues concerts!
Every Thursday night, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center
3/1 & 3/22 - Vinnie Knight - Masterful jazz and blues vocalist, originally from Harlem, celebrated around the world
3/8 & 3/29 - Whitney Marchelle - Ace performer, vocalist, songwriter, recording artist with "an appealingly scorched soul-jazz sound" (Jazztimes)
3/15 & 4/5 - Paula Hampton - Swinging drummer / bandleader, from one of the great jazz families
Every Thursday mid-day, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., at Hansborough Recreation Center
4/12 & 5/3 - Phil Young - Drummer and leader of "the Harlem Hip" -- as recently seen in The New Yorker
4/19 & 5/10 - George Braith - Hard-swinging underground legend of the saxophone and his own invention, the sopralto Braithophone
4/26 & 5/17 - Ray Mantilla – Legendary conga player brings his exciting jazz / latin quartet
The event is free and open to all!
Presented by the Jazz Foundation of America, with partial support from the National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.