Songs for Barry Harris w/ NEA Jazz Master Sheila Jordan, Harvie S, and Roni Ben-Hur
Sheila Jordan, Harvie S and Roni Ben-Hur will be performing a special tribute to to the late great Barry Harris at Flushing Town Hall. In this special program the band will perform jazz standards and many tunes that Barry Harris played in his phenomenal career as a Jazz legend. Sheila Jordan grew up in Detroit and knew Barry as a teenager and she will share stories and memories as no one can. They remained good friends until the end of his fruitful life. Roni Ben-Hur started out as a student of Barry and ended up playing in his band and recorded some classic albums with him. Harvie S over the years played with Barry and taught with him in summer programs at Manhattan School. This will be a moving tribute to one of the most important masters in Jazz.