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RSVP for Jazz Night In America tribute concert for Philly jazz legend Jymie Merritt

Jymie Merritt | Photo via http://www.bmansbluesreport.com/2013/05/absolution-part-1-jymie-merritt.html
Jymie Merritt | Photo via http://www.bmansbluesreport.com/2013/05/absolution-part-1-jymie-merritt.html

Join WRTI, WXPN, the Philadelphia Jazz Project, and NPR Music’s Jazz Night in America, hosted by Christian McBride for a rare performance by The Forerunners playing the music of legendary Philly bassist Jymie Merritt. Merritt, whose career spans over 60 years, was known for his work with BB King, Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, Chet Baker, Max Roach, Dizzy Gillespie, and many more, and is known as an innovative double and electric bassist, band leader, and composer. Continue reading →