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  • Jimmy Heath Memorial Celebration

    Posted on March 8th, 2020 in News

    The life and work of Jimmy Heath, legendary saxophonist, composer, bandleader, educator and NEA Jazz Master, will be honored at a musical celebration on Thursday, March 12, at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater at Frederick P. Rose Hall, on Broadway at 60th Street, New York, New York. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the event will begin promptly at 7:00 p.m.   Keep reading »

  • Jimmy Heath Gets His Due

    Posted on November 13th, 2001 in Review

    The October 19 and 20 Jazz at Lincoln Center tribute to Jimmy Heath, commemorating his 75th birthday, was called “He Walked With Giants” - a title typical of that series, and also of its unduly modest guest, whose superlative Riverside LPs were once anthologized as Fast Company and who himself titled a later album _Peer Pleasure.   Keep reading »