Cedar Walton Memorial Celebration in NYC Next Wednesday

All-star lineup will pay tribute to the pianist

A memorial concert for pianist Cedar Walton, who died Aug. 19 at age 79, will take place next Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. at St. Peter’s Church, Citicorp Center, in New York City. The address is 619 Lexington Avenue at 54th Street, and the phone number is 212-935-2200. The event is free and there are no advance tickets. Scheduled to participate in the celebration, coordinated by Jazz Forum Arts, are:

Jimmy Heath
Houston Person
Ralph Moore
Vincent Herring
Brian Lynch
Steve Turre
Kenny Barron
Barry Harris
Benny Green
Michael Weiss
Mike Ledonne
David Hazeltine
Buster Williams
Rufus Reid
David Williams
Bob Cranshaw
Jimmy Cobb
Louis Hayes
Albert "Tootie" Heath
Willie Jones III
George Fludas
Ray Mantilla
Renee Manning
Roberta Gambarini
Mark Morganelli
Chip White
Carl Walton
Don Friedman

Marek Lazarski

Cedar Walton Quartet, - Art of Jazz Series, Albright - Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, February 28, 2010

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