All Nite Soul Concert to Feature Jon Faddis, Rufus Reid, Kenny Werner + 80 Others

NYC show to honor Vanguard Jazz Orchestra

Jon Faddis at CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival 2010 image 0
Melissa Mergner

Jon Faddis at CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival 2010

All Nite Soul, a concert taking place at Manhattan’s Saint Peter’s Church-described as the Jazz Church-will feature Jerry Dodgion (alto saxophone), Jon Faddis (trumpet), Rufus Reid (bass) and Kenny Werner (piano), along with the 16-piece Vanguard Jazz Orchestra in two sets beginning 7 p.m. on Oct. 7. The concert will be preceded by Jazz Vespers at 5 PM with Fabian Almazan with Strings Group and the 15-member BerlinVokal choir.

Over 80 musicians will perform at the concert, which will continue into the early hours of Oct. 8 In addition to the above-named, scheduled are Nick Marchione, Tanya Darby, Joe Magnarelli, Scott Wendholt, John Mosca, Luis Bonilla, Jason Jackson, Douglas Purviance, Dick Oatts, Billy Drewes, Walt Weiskopf, Ralph LaLama, Gary Smulyan, Michael Weiss, Andy Watson and David Wong; Arturo O’Farrill, Zack O’Farrill; Harlem Blues and Jazz Band: Ruth Brisbane, Art Baron, Michael “Max” Fleming, Joey Morant, Reynold “Zek” Mullins, Fred Staton, Jackie Williams and Bill Wurtzel; TAJA: T.K. Blue, James Weidman, James Cammack and Alvin Atkinson, Dee Daniels, Sarah McLawler and Les Jazz Femmes: Sarah McLawler, Carol Sudhalter , Melissa Slocum, Bernice Brooks, Annette A. Aguilar; BerlinVokal (choir): Michael Betzner-Brandt, Monika Stienecker, Daniela Ulsamer, Doortje Muller, Kirsten Peters, Elvira Maisch-Vogts, Beatrix Kirsch, Bettina Pauck, Katja Evers, Astrid Franz, Sabine Metzner, Jurgen Fuerhoff, George Gillert, Karsten Lohan, Ulrich Osterland and Andreas Hannay; Keisha St. Joan, Bertha Hope, Gene Bertoncini, Sara Caswell , David Demsey, Michael Webster, Ingrid Jensen, Chris Dingman, Jesse Lewis, Ike Sturm, Jared Schonig, Tim Keiper, Kaoru Watanable, Mat Kilmer; Streetbeat: Jason Wiseman, Jeff Fairbanks, James Rogers and Vin Scialla; Ken Simon, Yoichi Uzecki, Jonah Jonathan, Ken Crutchfield, Carol Morgan, Alexis Cole; Sabor de Tres: Eiko, Richie Robles, Paul Rivera and Cindy Bobe; Pat Foster, Elaine Zammett. David Demsey and Dee Daniels are the concert emcees.

According to a press release, “The Legend Wall, an ‘exhibit wall in Saint Peter’s Living Room, will tell the story of the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra from its inception to its current day activities with memorabilia, including photographs organized by photo archivist Tad Hershorn of Rutgers University Institute of Jazz Studies. The exhibit will also feature memorabilia from the Thad Jones archives at William Paterson University provided by archivist David Demsey.”

Saint Peter’s Church is located at 619 Lexington Avenue (at 54th Street), NYC. Phone: 212-935-2200.

25 Suggested Ticket Donation-in advance at St. Peters or at the door.