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Organ-Asm is a celebration of the Organ, bringing together old school and new school backed by an All-Star Band.

Garth Hudson: Garth Hudson: A Canadian multi-instrumentalist and co-founder of the legendary rock group The Band. Martin Scorsese filmed them with a few well-known friends, The Last Waltz. He was a principal architect of The Band's unique sound. Known for his mastery of the Lowrey organ, Hudson's orchestral tone sense and style anticipated many of the sonic advances of the polyphonic synthesizer. Other primary instruments - piano, electronic keyboards, tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, and accordion. You hear Mr. Hudson playing his compositions in several films such as Raging Bull / The Right Stuff (Academy Award score w/ Bill Conte). He has recorded / performed with Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, Marianne Faithful, Gipsy Kings, Norah Jones, Los Lobos, Van Morrison, Robert Palmer, Wilco, Neko Case, Thumbs Carllile, Eric Clapton, Dr.John, Bill Frisell, dozens more. He plays in a duo with his wife, Maud; has a 12-piece band, The Best!; and teaches Master Classes when time allows. He continues preparing the syllabus for The GARTH HUDSON Institute featuring his innovative learning methods. Garth's albums available tonight - The Sea To The North, Live at the Wolf, Music For Our Lady Queen Of Angels.

Robert Walter: Soul jazz organist Robert Walter has built a reputation as one of America's heaviest jazz-funk crossover musicians. He has earned international acclaim for his work with The Greyboy Allstars, who are credited with bringing the 60s/70s soul jazz sound to a modern jam band audience.

Marco Benevento: Marco Benevento is one half of the Benevento/Russo Duo. A regular on the New York City contemporary, experimental jazz scene for years. He has performed with countless musicians including, Matt Chamberlain, Charlie Hunter, John Medeski, Mike Gordon, Trey Anasatio, Eric Krasno, Wayne Krantz, John Ellis, Dave Dreiwitz, Mark Friedman, Reed Mathis, Bobby Previte, Ari Hoening, Terreon Gully, Brian Haas, DJ Olive, DJ Logic, Steven Bernsetin, Briggin Kraus, Lyrics Born, Mike Dillon, Les Claypool, Phil Lesh, Skerik, Johnny Vidacovich, Stanton Moore and others

Garth Hudson Website
Robert Walter Website
Marco Benevento Website
Will Lee Website
Anton Fig Website
Oz Noy Website
Jonathan Batiste Homepage

Blue Note Jazz Festival Presents
ORGAN-ASM:
GARTH HUDSON, ROBERT WALTER, MARCO BENEVENTO & JONATHAN BATISTE w/ WILL LEE, ANTON FIG & OZ NOY
June 29, 2011
Showtime @ 8pm
Doors Open @ 6pm
Tickets $32.50 in advance, $36 day of show
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Reserved VIP booths on floor avail for 4 & 6 people
$50 per ticket - Must buy entire booth
A booth for 4 = $200
A booth for 6 = $300
General Admission Seating
First come, first seated


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