Wilbur Ware Institute's Annual Fundraiser Set for Nov. 13-15

Wilbur Ware Institute's Annual Fundraiser Set for Nov. 13-15

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The annual Wilbur Ware Weekend fundraiser will take place Nov. 13-15 at a new venue, Cassandra's Jazz Club and Gallery, at 2256 7th Ave. (at Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard, near 133 St.), in New York City. 

Bassist Bob Cranshaw will be honored for his lifetime of musical achievement. The full lineup is below.

Friday, November 13 

  • Juini Booth Quartet
  • Pasquale Grasso, guitar
  • Donald Smith, piano
  • Leroy Williams, drums
  • with Special Guests
  • Wallace Roney, trumpet/Kojo Odu Roney, drums
  • Roberta Piket, piano

Saturday, November 14 

  • George Coleman, tenor (NEA Jazz Master)
  • Harold Mabern, piano
  • Eric Alexander, tenor
  • John Webber, bass
  • Joe Farnsworth, drums
  • with Special Guests
  • Arturo O'Farrill
  • Andy Bey
  • Charles Davis, tenor
  • Bertha Hope, piano

Sunday, November 15 

  • Louis Hayes/Dezron Douglas Quartet
  • with Special Guests
  • Steve Davis, trombone
  • Josh Evans, trumpet
  • Jeremy Pelt, trumpet
  • Camille Thurman, tenor saxophone
  • Michael Weiss, piano
  • Anthony Wonsey, piano
  • Glenn Zaleski, piano