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Wilbur Ware

Discussion in 'Bassists [DB]' started by Earl, Sep 8, 2012.

  1. Earl

    Earl Supporting Member

    Happy birthday Wilbur Ware! There is a WW tribute concert tonight 9/9 at Merkin Hall in NYC with Barry Harris, Louis Hayes, Ray Drummond, Rufus Reid, Juni Booth, Bill Crow and others,
  2. Damn..... :meh:
    I would of loved to be at this one. Anyone who was able please check in and give us the lowdwn...:cool:
  3. Dig Wilbur Ware

    Dig Wilbur Ware

    Mar 7, 2003
    Late, but found this at kaufman-center.org ... 'would've loved to see the Larry Ridley solo.

    Celebrating the Legacy
    of Bassist Wilbur Ware

    Saturday, September 08 | 8:00pm

    With Musical Directors Louis Hayes, drums and Junie Booth, bass

    The first of the Wilbur Ware Institute's 2012-2013 performances recognizing and paying tribute to the master jazz musician. Bassist Wilbur Ware's musical contributions are well known to jazz enthusiasts, music scholars, jazz historians and journalists, as well as national and international musicians. Celebrated and accomplished master musicians will perform and commemorate his legacy.

    Featuring the Barry Harris Trio (Barry Harris, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Leroy Williams, drums); Michael Carvin, drums; Javon Jackson, tenor saxophone; Russell Malone, guitar; Rufus Reid, bass; Larry Ridley, bass (solo tribute); Rodney Kendrick, piano; Ziani Zawadi, trombone/euphonium

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  4. HateyMcAmp

    HateyMcAmp Supporting Member

    Apr 13, 2006
    Man, that would have been so great. I've been listening to "The Chicago Sound" a lot lately and his tone, time, and ideas are just huge. Maybe next year?
  5. Phil Rowan

    Phil Rowan Supporting Member

    Mar 2, 2005
    Brooklyn, NY
    Dig Wilbur Ware, I started a thread with that info a few days before it happened. I couldn't make it, unfortunately. JayB, Chicago Sound is a great album, for sure