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Lazaro Vega

Underground Concert Series in Grand Rapids 10-28

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Sunday, February 24th at 3 p.m. the renowned jazz musician and multi-genre drummer GayeLynn McKinney of Detroit brings her family’s legacy of music education to Grand Rapids behind the release of her new album “McKinFolk, The New Begining” (Detroit Music Factory). Aretha Franklin’s drummer since 2016, and leader of the Grammy nominated all female jazz group Straight Ahead, McKinney is the daughter of renowned jazz educator and pianist Harold McKinney. This Grand Rapids area concert follows saxophonist Dave McMurray’s 2018 debut album on the fabled Blue Note Record label, as well as Gayelynn McKinney’s new album featuring Geri Allen and James Carter. For Black History Month this concert includes a band with first call Detroit jazz musicians Allen Dennard on trumpet, Ibrahim Jones on bass and Gerrard Gibbs on piano.  For tickets to the Underground Concert Series presented by Adventure Music at LaFontsee Galleries, 833 Lake Drive SE, Grand Rapids, see www.adventuremusic.org. For directions to the venue (616) 451 – 9820. LaFontsee Galleries are wheelchair accessible.

 

 

 

Blue Lake Public Radio's conversation with GayeLynn McKinney is now available under "Interviews" from http://www.bluelake.org/ondemand

 

And check out this article/review on Dave McMurray. http://downbeat.com/news/detail/mcmurray-was?fbclid=IwAR0Mm2m0nb6BjUg1Gnyh4adTOBJllXf843SBnIJjk56KE3RD0B_wWxpk7oc

 

 

 

 

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