Bright Moments! Celebrating Dorthaan at 80
Join Don Braden, Jimmy Heath, Steve Turre, Cassandra Wilson and more jazz greats for this musical celebration of Dorthaan Kirk, “Newark’s First Lady of Jazz.”
Acclaimed saxophonist Don Braden will act as music director for the evening, dedicated to the life and work of jazz champion and WBGO-FM 88.3 co-founder Dorthaan Kirk. This one-night-only concert will bring together some of the brightest stars of contemporary jazz: saxophonist, composer and NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Heath; trombonist, composer and seashellist Steve Turre; two-time GRAMMY-winning song stylist Cassandra Wilson, and other artists to be announced.