Sun Jun 17
409 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
Larry Willis, piano
Blake Meister. bass
Nasar Abadey, drums
Pianist Larry Willis has had an important and distinguished 40-year career in jazz. Since making his recording debut on Jackie McLean’s landmark 1965 album “Right Now!,” the New York-born Willis has played everything from free jazz to fusion to rock while performing as a valued sideman with such jazz titans as Dizzy Gillespie, Lee Morgan, Cannonball Adderley, Art Blakey and Woody Shaw. Larry has played on more than 300 records with almost every great jazz musician of the modern era.
Larry Willis is a three-time Grammy nominee with Fort Apache as well as pianist on two of their New York Jazz Critics Award-winning CDs. He’s was also on Roy Hargrove’s Grammy-winning “Crisol Band” CD and toured for three years with Roy.
Tickets: $20 in advance/$23 at door/$10 full-time student with ID