Friday, April 19, 2019

Good Friday Blues today at St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery

Via the EVG inbox...

St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery is holding its 18th annual Good Friday Blues service today from noon to 3 p.m.

Here's just a partial list of the featured performers:

• Stanley Banks, Grammy award-winning bassist.
• Art Barron, jazz trombonist, formerly of the Duke Ellington band, who has performed with Stevie Wonder, Bruce Springsteen and Tony Bennett.
• Bernice Brooks, drummer, who has shared the stage with Tito Puente, Patti Labella and other Jazz and R&B stars.
• Bobby Harden, acclaimed soul and blues musician and lead singer of the original Blues Brothers Band.
• Ayodele Maakheru, guitarist and performer in Broadway orchestras, including "Bring in da Noise/Bring in da Funk," "The Full Monty" and "The Wiz."

More info is at this link. Watch a Good Friday Blues service from 2015 here.

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