Monday, May 20, 2019

Randy Brecker receives "Highlights In Jazz Annual Award"

Jack Kleinsinger’s Highlights In Jazz - New York’s longest running jazz concert series - honors trumpet master Randy Brecker, who received the Highlights In Jazz Annual Award!
(photo by Steven Goldberg)

Last Thursday night, May 16, at Tribeca Performing Arts Center Highlights In Jazz, producer Jack Kleinsinger presented Randy Brecker - the best jazz trumpeter in the contemporary jazz scene - with their annual award.

Every year since 1974, Highlights In Jazz has honored a living jazz musician for their 'matchless musical achievements'.

Previous honorees have included Lionel Hampton, Roy Eldridge, Frank Wess, Roy Haynes, Maxine Sullivan, Hank Jones, Sonny Fortune and Dr. Billy Taylor, to name a few.

A stellar lineup of jazz masters and rising stars celebrated Randy at the May 16th concert.

Pianist George Cables, bassist Buster Williams, drummer Danny Gottlieb, drummer/vibraphonist Chuck Redd, vocalist Veronica Swift, and saxophonists Peter Anderson and Will Anderson and trombonist Joe McDonough.

The Highlights In Jazz 47th Season Concludes:

Thursday, June 20, 2019 – 8 P.M.
Remembering Erroll & Randy
The Erroll Garner Project
Pianist Christian Sands
Drummer Ulysses Owens
Bassist Luques Curtis

A Randy Weston Tribute
Saxophonist T.K. Blue and the Weston Alumni Band
Bassist Alex Blake
Percussionist Neil Clarke
Special guest trombonist Steve Turre and surprise special guest!

All Shows At
BMCC TRIBECA Performing Arts Center
Borough of Manhattan Community College
199 Chambers Street, New York, NY 10007

By car take FDR Drive south to end, through underpass onto West Street,
north to Chambers.
By Subway take 1, 2, 3, 9, A, C, E, J or M train to Chambers or N, R to City Hall stop. Walk west on Chambers.
Box Office 212-220-1460
Ticket Prices
$50.00, $45.00 (student rate with valid ID) or by mail order.

Tickets can be purchased in advance at the box office.
You are now able to use your credit card at the Tribeca PAC Box Office located on 199 Chambers Street, or by calling (212) 220-1460 and now online at

Please send a check made payable to: Highlights In Jazz

Please mail orders to:
Highlights In Jazz
7 Peter Cooper Road, Apt. 11E, New York, NY 10010
(Please enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope)

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