Jared Johnson, others honor longtime Tulsa jazz drummer Art Blakey on March 27, 2011

Art Blakey

The Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame will close out the month of March with a tribute to Tulsa jazz icon and drummer Art Blakey at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 27, 2011, at the Jazz Depot, 111 E. First Street (Upper Level) in Tulsa, OK.  Jared Johnson will lead some of Tulsa’s finest jazz musicians to honor this legendary jazz drummer.   

 Swinging the night away, the all-star cast includes trumpeter Jeff Shadley, tenor saxophonist Dr. Tommy Poole, bassist Jim Loftin, Scott McQuade on piano and Johnson on drums. Doors open at 4 p.m. General admission is $15 and front-row table seating is $20. For more information, call (918)  281-8609 or go online to http://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?organ_val=2762&pid=6950615.
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