March 9, 2015, 7:30pm-10:30pm
The Sanctuary at Saint Peter’s Church
619 Lexington Ave. (corner of East 54th St.)
The Jazz Center of New York Committee for the Paul J. Ash Legend in Jazz Awards honors Jimmy Heath, Barry Harris, and (posthumously) Frank Wess. Each will be presented with the Paul J. Ash Legend in Jazz Award and an honorarium of $2000. Cobi Narita‘s 89th birthday will also be celebrated (born on March 3rd), and Paul‘s March 29th birthday—he would have been 86 years old. Many friends will be performing, including Jimmy Heath and Barry Harris, as well as singers and dancers. Much music will fill the air and it will be great fun. Everyone is Welcome.
A Dessert and Coffee Reception from 9:30-10:30pm in the Living Room
Cost of admission to the event is $25