02/19/09

David ‘Fathead’ Newman Memorial Planned

A memorial event for saxophonist David “Fathead” Newman, who died of cancer on January 20, will be held Monday, March 9, 7:00 PM, at St. Peters Church, 619 Lexington (at 54th Street), in New York City.

Musicians scheduled to appear include Joe Lovano, Javon Jackson, Cedar Walton, David Williams, Rufus Reid, Frank Wess, Lou Donaldson, Jimmy Cobb, Yoron Israel, Bryan Carrott, David Leonhardt, John Menegon, Cynthia Scott, Randy Brecker, Marcus Belgrave, Benny Powell, Howard Johnson, Nancy Reed, Peter Bernstein, John Di Martino, and more to follow. There will be a short film about Newman and guest speakers. WBGO’s Dorthaan Kirk will host.

For more information visit David “Fathead” Newman.

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