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Frank Foster Memorial Celebration in Harlem This Friday

Musicians to pay tribute to the late saxophonist, composer and educator

Frank Foster receiving Living Legacy Award at the Kennedy Center. Photo by Valerie Russell.
Frank Foster

Jazz artists, friends and fans of saxophonist, composer, arranger, bandleader and educator Frank Foster will pay tribute to the recently deceased musician at a birthday memorial celebration on Friday, September 23, at 6:00 pm, at the Abyssinian Baptist Church, 132 Odell Clark Place (formerly West 138th Street) in Harlem, on what would have been Dr. Foster’s 83rd birthday. The service will be officiated by Abyssinian’s Pastor, the Rev. Dr. Calvin O. Butts, III.

Tributes will be presented by Jimmy Heath, Carmen Bradford, Cecil Bridgewater, Frank Wess, Harold Mabern Jr. and others.

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