Friday, October 2, 2009

Jacofest To Be At Iridium Jazz Club In Late October

JACOFEST - A Tribute to Jaco Pastorius at Iridium Tue - Sun, Oct. 22 - 25, 2009
The late great bassist-composer Jaco Pastorius, an undeniable force on contemporary jazz during the '70s as well as a towering influence on two generations of musicians, will be feted at the Iridium Jazz Club in New York from October 22 - 25.
Included in this all-star gala, produced by impresario Charles Carlini, are Pastorius colleagues and former bandmates like trumpeters Miles Evans and Lew Soloff, saxophonists Alex Foster and Butch Thomas, trombonist David Bargeron, keyboardists Gil Goldstein and Delmar Brown, guitarist Billy "Spaceman" Patterson and drummer Kenwood Dennard. Featured bass players are Victor Bailey and T.M. Stevens. Other featured players include trumpeter Tim Ouimette, percussionist Pedro Martinez, bassist Andrew Sheron, and vocalists Falu and Gracie Finnigan.
For tickets, please call the box office at (212) 582-2121 or visit
Iridium Jazz Club.

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