Cedar Walton Memorial Celebration in NYC Next Wednesday

All-star lineup will pay tribute to the pianist

Cedar Walton Quartet, - Art of Jazz Series,  Albright - Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, February 28, 2010 image 0
Marek Lazarski

Cedar Walton Quartet, - Art of Jazz Series, Albright - Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, February 28, 2010

A memorial concert for pianist Cedar Walton, who died Aug. 19 at age 79, will take place next Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. at St. Peter’s Church, Citicorp Center, in New York City. The address is 619 Lexington Avenue at 54th Street, and the phone number is 212-935-2200. The event is free and there are no advance tickets. Scheduled to participate in the celebration, coordinated by Jazz Forum Arts, are:

Jimmy Heath

Houston Person

Ralph Moore

Vincent Herring

Brian Lynch

Steve Turre

Kenny Barron

Barry Harris

Benny Green

Michael Weiss

Mike Ledonne

David Hazeltine

Buster Williams

Rufus Reid

David Williams

Bob Cranshaw

Jimmy Cobb

Louis Hayes

Albert “Tootie” Heath

Willie Jones III

George Fludas

Ray Mantilla

Renee Manning

Roberta Gambarini

Mark Morganelli

Chip White

Carl Walton

Don Friedman