03/29/11

Benefit Concert for James Moody Scholarship for Newark Youth

Photos from concert at the Blue Note in New York City

A parade of stars packed the Blue Note last night for "A Concert to Benefit the James Moody Scholarship for Newark Youth." The Master of Ceremonies was Bill Cosby. The featured performers included Kenny Barron, Cyrus Chestnut,Todd Coolman, Paquito D'Rivera, Roberta Gambarini, Greg Gisbert, Antonio Hart, Jimmy Heath, Greg Hutchinson, Drums, John Lee, Najee, Lewis Nash, Justin Robinson, David Sanborn, Yotam Silberstein, Lew Tabackin, and Frank Wess.

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Bill Cosby hosting the Concert to Benefit the James Moody Scholarshp for Newark Youth
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Frank Wess, Todd Coolman and Lew Tabackin performing at the Concert to Benefit the James Moody Scholarship for Newark Youth
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Frank Wess performing at the Concert to Benefit the James Moody Scholarship for Newark Youth
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Najee performing at the Concert to Benefit the James Moody Scholarship for Newark Youth
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Claudio Roditi performing at the Concert to Benefit the James Moody Scholarship for Newark Youth
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Roberta Gambarini performing at the Concert to Benefit the James Moody Scholarship for Newark Youth
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Jimmy Heath, Greg Gisbert and Antonio Hart performing at the Concert to Benefit the James Moody Scholarship for Newark Youth
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Audience member at the Concert to Benefit the James Moody Scholarship for Newark Youth
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Justin Robinson and Antonio Hart performing at the Concert to Benefit the James Moody Scholarship for Newark Youth
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I saw Roy Hargrove in the house, but he never made it to the stage for the first set.

A great event for a good cause.

Long live Moody!

To contribute to the James Moody Scholarship for Newark Youth, please send your check made payable to: FNJ/James Moody Scholarship Fund for Newark Youth at the following address: Community Foundation of New Jersey, P.O. Box 338, Morristown, NJ 07963-0338.

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