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Dwayne Burno Memorial Set for Feb. 1 in NYC

Fellow musicians will perform to celebrate late bassist’s life

Dwayne Burno

A celebration of the life of bassist Dwayne Burno, who died Dec. 28, will take place at St. Peter’s Church, 619 Lexington Avenue at 54th Street, in New York City, Saturday, February 1 at 3 p.m. For more information call (212) 935-2200.

The following artists will perform:

Dwayne Burno Band

Myron Walden

Peter Bernstein

Monte Croft

Joe Farnsworth

Richie Goods

The New Jazz Composers Octet

David Weiss

Myron Walden

Sean Conly

Nasheet Waits

Norbert Stachel

Danny Grissett

Ron Blake

Eric Reed

Bruce Williams

Gerald Cannon

Carl Allen

Orrin Evans

JD Allen

Ralph Peterson

Luques Curtis

Ingrid Jensen

Jeremy Pelt

JD Allen

Gerald Cleaver

Danny Grissett

David Weiss Sextet

Myron Walden

E.J. Strickland

Marcus Strickland

Danny Grissett

Sean Conly

Speakers will include:

Derrick Burno

Laurie Watel

Dr. George E. Allen

The event is open to the public. Those who arte unable to attend may make donations directly to the family through the Jazz Foundation of America, which has been helping the Burnos.

Please make donations either online, here:




Jazz Foundation of America · 322 West 48th Street, 6th Floor · New York, NY 10036 · (212)245-3999

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