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Dennis Irwin Benefit Concert to Feature Marsalis, Lovano, Scofield, Many Others

A second benefit concert for ailing bassist Dennis Irwin (pictured) will feature a virtual parade of major jazz artists. The show, titled the “Playing Our Parts Concert,” will take place Monday, March 10, at 7:30 p.m., at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Allen Room, Broadway at 60th Street in Manhattan. Joe Lovano and John Scofield will team up with JALC and Wynton Marsalis, and participating musicians will include Mose Allison, Ron Carter, Bill Charlap, Jack DeJohnette, Bill Frisell, Jim Hall, Jon Hendricks, Paul Motian, John Patitucci, and David Berger’s Sultans of Swing. Jazz at Lincoln Center is donating its venue and staff to raise much-needed funds for Irwin through the Jazz Foundation of America.

All tickets at $150 are available at the Jazz at Lincoln Center Box Office on Broadway at 60th St., by calling CenterCharge at (212) 721-6500 or via Jazz at Lincoln Center. All proceeds from this concert will go to the Jazz Foundation of America for the Jazz Musicians’ Emergency Fund in support of Irwin’s emergency financial and medical support. For more information go to: Jazz at Lincoln Center.

For more information on Irwin and to make a donation if you’re unable to attend the concert, visit

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