Saturday, August 9, 2008

Henry Grimes live performances in August!

GRIMES TIMES!!! August, 'O8

Saturday, August 9th:
Hal Willner's Bill Withers project, w/ (alphabetically) Rob Berger, Sarah Bernstein, Steven Bernstein (conductor/ musical director), Charles Burnham, Cornell Dupree, Melanie Dyer, Melvin Gibbs, Corey Glover, Henry Grimes (violin & bass), Jeff Haynes, Nona Hendryx, Marika Hughes, Jim James, Angelique Kidjo, J.T. Lewis, Dana Lyn, Eric Mingus, Janine Nichols, Christine Ohlman, the Persuasions (Jimmy Hayes, Reggie Moore, Joe Russell, Ray Sanders, & Jayotis Washington), Lenny Pickett, Brandon Ross, Sandra St. Victor, Jane Scarpantoni, Jared Scharff, the Swell Season, Howard Tate, James Blood Ulmer, Bill Withers himself (!!!), and Kori Withers
Celebrate Brooklyn Festival at Prospect Park bandshell, entrance at Prospect Park West & 9th St., Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY, 7 p.m., 718-855-7882, 718-965-8999,
Take F train to 7th Ave., Brooklyn; exit at front of Brooklyn-bound train, leaving you at 8th Ave. and 9th St; walk 1 block to park's 9th St. entrance. Or take 1 or 2 train to Grand Army Plaza and walk 13 short blocks along Prospect Park West to 9th St.
Sunday, August 24th: Symphony for Improvisers Double Quartet (Dave Douglas w/ J.D. Allen, Henry Grimes, and Andrew Cyrille; and Roy Campbell, Jr. w/ Mixashawn, Hilliard Greene, and Hamid Drake), playing music of Don Cherry, at the main stage, Saalfelden Congress Centre, Jazzfestival Saalfelden, Austria, phone +43 (O)6582 75999,,
This festival runs Aug. 21st-24th (31 concerts on 7 stages in 4 days) and also includes groups led by Dave Holland, Wadada Leo Smith, Craig Taborn, and more.
Thursday, August 28th: Symphony for Improvisers Double Quartet, w/ J.D. Allen, Henry Grimes, and Andrew Cyrille; and Roy Campbell, Jr. w/ Mixashawn, Hilliard Greene, and Hamid Drake, playing music of Don Cherry at Piazza del Nuraghe, Sant’Anna Arresi, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy, phone +39 O781 9661O2,,
This great festival runs from August 28th to September 6th this year, is dedicated to Don Cherry, and also includes Peter Apfelbaum, Karl Berger, Daniel Carter, Christian Cherry, David Ornette Cherry, Eagle-Eye Cherry, Neneh Cherry, Ernest Dawkins, Trilok Gurtu, Fareed Haque, Graham Haynes, Mark Helias, Sabir Mateen, Joe McPhee, Louis Moholo & Minafric Orchestra, Lawrence "Butch" Morris, William Parker, Ingrid Sertso, Warren Smith, Bob Stewart, Chad Taylor, Keith Tippett, Julie Tippetts, Ken Vandermark, Nana Vasconcelos, Carlos Ward, Greg Ward, Corey Wilkes, Kahil el’Zabar, and many more.
Saturday, August 3Oth after the great Chicago Jazz Festival: Fred Anderson, Kidd Jordan, Harrison Bankhead, & Isaiah Spencer + special guests including Henry Grimes, at Fred Anderson's Velvet Lounge, 67 East Cermak Rd. betw. S. Michigan & S. Wabash Ave's in the Motor Row District, Chicago, IL, 312-791-9O5O, 8OO-644-8OO7, ,

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or to purchase a recording or book by the NEW Henry Grimes,
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