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4th Annual James Moody Scholarship Concert Coming to Blue Note

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

Paquito D'Rivera
Renee Rosnes & Bill Charlap
Renee Rosnes & Bill Charlap (photo: Atael Weissman)

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

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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