Sept 17th – Straight from New York City – Nate Lucas and the All Stars featuring tenor saxophonist Tommy Morimoto
Nate Lucas and the All Stars has been a staple of the New York City Jazz scene in Harlem and surrounding area for the past 20 years. House band leader at the Red Rooster in Harlem, just blocks away from the Apollo Theater, Nate Lucas is the musician’s musician where visiting Jazz artists come to sit in with him and the All Stars. Nate has played with some of the giants of Jazz such as George Benson, Russell Malone, Lou Donaldson and Jimmy McGriff.
Saxophonist Tommy Morimoto has been in the NYC Jazz scene for the past 20 years playing and recording with greats such as Dave Brubeck, Les Paul, Hank Jones, Anita O’Day and Steve Miller.
This show is a rare opportunity to see some real NYC Jazz musicians without having to go all the way up to NYC!
The Rebecca J. Graves Regional Center for the Performing Arts is supported in part by the Virginia Commission for the Arts, which receives support from the Virginia General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.