The City of Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival presents Jean Toussaint: Roots & Herbs Saturday 30th April 2016 8pm

Celebrating the legendary Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers

Paying homage to the great drummer and bandleader, Art Blakey, who led the world acclaimed Jazz Messengers for over 35 years, tenor and soprano saxophonist Jean Toussaint, himself a Jazz Messenger in the 1980s, brings his quintet to The Playhouse to perform numbers by Wayne Shorter and Lee Morgan from the iconic Blue Note Records album, Roots & Herbs, plus several more of the legendary Jazz Messengers' best-loved tunes.

"...class material, matured over the years and now bursting out of the cask." Jazz Express

 

Tickets £8

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