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Songs for Barry Harris with NEA Jazz Master Sheila Jordan, Harvie S, and Roni Ben-Hur at Flushing Town Hall

Songs for Barry Harris with NEA Jazz Master Sheila Jordan, Harvie S, and Roni Ben-Hur

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Sheila Jordan, Harvie S and Roni Ben-Hur will be performing a special tribute to to the late great Barry Harris at Flushing Town Hall. In this special program the band will perform jazz standards and many tunes that Barry Harris played in his phenomenal career as a Jazz legend. Sheila Jordan grew up in Detroit and knew Barry as a teenager and she will share stories and memories as no one can. They remained good friends until the end of his fruitful life. Roni Ben-Hur started out as a student of Barry and ended up playing in his band and recorded some classic albums with him. Harvie S over the years played with Barry and taught with him in summer programs at Manhattan School. This will be a moving tribute to one of the most important masters in Jazz.

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About Flushing Town Hall

137-35 Northern Blvd.

Flushing, NY

718-463-7700


    The mission of Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts (FCCA) is to present multi-disciplinary global arts that engage and educate the global communities of Queens and New York City in order to foster mutual appreciation.  As advocates of arts equity since 1979, they support local, immigrant, national, and international artists, developing partnerships and collaborations that enhance our efforts. 

    Flushing Town Hall provides exciting opportunities for kids and families to encounter the arts together.  Their performance series showcases talented professionals from a variety of performing arts and cultures whose shows have proven to be entertaining for audience members young and old.  Their interactive arts compliment these presentations by giving kids and families a fun opportunity to do a hands-on exploration of the show's art forms taught by the performers or Flushing Town Hall teaching artists.