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The Legendary Billy Harper

June 8 @ 11:00 pm - 1:00 am

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An event every day that begins at 11:00 pm, repeating until June 9, 2024

The Velvet Note piano and drums

In his early recordings and performances with leaders such as Art Blakey, Lee Morgan, Max Roach, Thad Jones/Mel Lewis, Randy Weston and Gil Evans, during the 60s and 70s, the now-legendary Billy Harper already had a massive sound on the tenor saxophone, combining John Coltrane’s spiraling intensity with a bluesy brawn that pointed back to his Texas origins. Harper was one of the original members of the jazz supergroup The Cookers.  Now, half a century he has been performing his original music with the renowned Billy Harper Quintet all over the globe, and recording over a dozen albums as a leader and prolific composer.

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Date:
June 8
Time:
11:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Venue

The Velvet Note
4075 OLD MILTON PARKWAY
Alpharetta, GA 30005 United States
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Phone
855-583-5838
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