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Arts, Culture & Fun: Jazz with the Phil Young Experience

Thursday, May 3, 2018

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.

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Join us for live jazz by Phil Young. Phil is a drummer, 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.

Joining Phil Young is a ensemble of world class musicians: the great Patience Higgins on sax, Mel Davis on keyboard, and Michael Rorby on trombone.

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 events are free but let us know you're coming: 

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Hansborough RSVP to

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.


Hansborough Recreation Center
35 West 134th Street
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(212) 234-9603


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