Sistas' Place's where Jazz: A Music of the Spirit lives and Culture is our Weapon announces its 24th season of bringing the greatest artist on the planet back into the African American community of Bedford Stuyvesant.

Beginning on Saturday, September 21st we are celebrating Charles Tolliver's 50th Anniversary in the music with an All-Star band featuring Gary Bartz, Keith Brown, Buster Williams and Lenny White. Other season highlights include the October 19th CD release event of the collaboration of Ahmed Abdullah's Diaspora Meets Francisco Mora Catlett's AfroHORN, with a nine piece ensemble featuring saxophonists Sam Newsome and Don Chapman, Bob Stewart, tuba, Aruan Ortiz, piano, Radu ben Judah, bass, Monique Ngozi Nri, poetry and vocals, percussionist Roman Diaz and multi percussionists Reggie Nicholson and Francisco Mora Catlett, along with Ahmed Abdullah on trumpet, flugelhorn and vocals. Another highlight of the season will be the, Saturday, October 5th, first time performance at Sistas' Place of the great Kamau Adilifu aka Charles Sullivan, in Tribute to Sonny Fortune. Kamau will have a band that features pianist Michael Cochrane, bassist Calvin Hill and drummer Darryl Green. Look below for other season highlights.

Sistas' Place (456 Nostrand Avenue at Jefferson call 718-398-1766 for more information)

2019-20 Season

Saturday September 21st, Charles Tolliver All-Stars featuring Gary Bartz, Keith Brown, Buster Williams and Lenny White.
Saturday, September 28th, Carla Cook Group
Saturday, October 5th, Kamau Adilifu in Tribute to Sonny Fortune
Saturday, October 12th, Organ Monk in Tribute to Thelonious Monk
Saturday, October 19th, CD Release Event, Ahmed Abdullah's Diaspora Meets Francisco Mora Catlett's AfroHORN
Saturday, October 26th Rene McLean, Music of the Spirit
Saturday, November 2nd Jerome Jennings Group
Saturday, November 9th, George Gray Group
Saturday, November 16th, Gerry Eastman Quintet
Saturday, November 23rd, Charenee Wade Group
Saturday, November 30th, Frank Lacy Group
Saturday, December 7th, Carl Bartlett Group
Saturday, December 14th, Eddie Allen Quintet
Saturday, December 21st Craig Harris' Tailgator's Tales
New Year's Eve Kenny Gates
Saturday, January 4th, Robert Rutledge Quintet
Saturday, January 11th Reggie Woods Group
Saturday, January 18th Brandon Sanders Tribute to MLK Jr.
Saturday, January 25th TBA
February 1st Rod Williams Trio with Unsung African American composers of Music of the Spirit featuring the music of Elmo Hope and Bertha Hope and Herbie Nichols.
February 8th Tribute to Randy Weston featuring the African Rhythms Band (TK Blue, Alex Blake, Neil Clarke and Sharp Radway)

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