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Live Shot: Wycliffe Gordon & Friends tearing it up at Reformation Lutheran Church

Wycliffe Gordon is "Home for the Holidays" to help Commencement Park with some friends

wycliffeWycliffe Gordon, one of the top trombone blowers in jazz is coming “Home for the Holidays”and performing Sunday at a Jazz for the Park concert to benefit the Wilson Commencement Park. He’ll be joined by an all-star quintet that features George Caldwell (piano), Sabu Adeyola (bass), Melvin Henderson (guitar), Sean Jefferson (drums) and Herb Smith (trumpet).

wcp logoProceeds from Jazz for the Park enhance the life-changing programs and services at the Wilson Commencement Park in Rochester. The Park has 50 townhouse and 18 apartments where single-parent families transition from poverty to self-sufficiency. Family support services help adults achieve personal and professional goals, while an accredited early learning center helps children achieve success in school and in life.

The concert begins at 7 p.m. at a new venue for JFTP, the Lutheran Church of the Reformation, 111 N. Chestnut St. Tickets are $25. Call (585) 263-7938 or go to Jazz for the Park website.

This post was originally published on JazzRochester.


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