03/12/14

4th Annual James Moody Scholarship Concert Coming to Blue Note

March 31 show will star Paquito D’Rivera, Renee Rosnes, Bill Charlap & more

The fourth annual James Moody Scholarship for Newark Youth Benefit Concert will take place at the Blue Note in New York on March 31. All proceeds will go toward Moody’s foundation, the CFNJ James Moody Jazz Scholarship Fund for Newark Youth. The scheduled performers are as follows:

Musical Director, Renee Rosnes
James Carter, tenor sax
Antonio Hart, alto sax
Mark Gross, sax
Gary Smulyan, bari sax
Andres Boiarsky, sax
Sharel Cassity, sax
Paquito D'Rivera, clarinet
Frank Greene, trumpet
Greg Gisbert, trumpet
Freddie Hendrix, trumpet
Bill Charlap, piano
Todd Coolman, bass
John Lee, bass
Adam Nussbaum, drums
Tommy Campbell, drums
Alexis Cole, vocals
Plus surprise guests

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Atael Weissman

Renee Rosnes & Bill Sharlap

The concert begins at 8 p.m. Doors open at 6. The Blue Note is located at 131 W. 3rd Street in Manhattan. Tickets are $65 at tables, $35 for bar seating. VIP tickets cost $100. Call 212-475-8592 or visit Blue Note for more information.

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