Lost Jazz Shrines: Cobi Narita & The Jazz Center of New York Featuring Sumi Tonooka Quartet/Special Guest Erica Lindsey

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center
199 Chambers Street New York, NY 10007
Sat, Feb 16, 2019 08:30 PM

Ticket Type Sale End Price   Quantity
General Admission 02/16/19 $30.00
Seniors 02/16/19 $20.00
Student 02/16/19 $20.00

Event Details

Sumi Tonooka-piano

Erica Lindsay-tenor saxaphone

Rufus Reid-bass

Victor Lewis-drums

Our Lost Jazz Shrines event will be honoring Cobi Narita and the Jazz Center of New York.  Nobuko "Cobi" Narita created the Jazz Center of New York in 1983.  The Jazz Center of New York was a venue where many workshops, jam sessions and concerts took place with such artists as Abbey Lincoln, Dizzy Gillespie, Randy Weston and more. Cobi Narita is also one of the founders of the International Women in Jazz, an organization for jazz artists and jazz lovers, with the purpose of advancing the careers of women jazz artists. She is also the founder of Cobi's Place, a gathering for jazz tap dancers.