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Jazz in the Garden: Lenny White - drums| Tom Guarna - guitar | Ben Williams - bass

July 7 @ 12:15 am - 1:45 pm

| Free

One of the nation’s longest running jazz festivals, Jazz in the Garden is held in the museum’s Alice Ransom Dreyfuss Memorial Garden. Some of the notables who have performed in the past are Jimmy Guiffre, Carrie Smith, Houston Person & Etta James, Ron Carter, Cedar Walton, David Murray, Lou Donaldson, TS Monk and Dee Dee Bridgewater.

Visit http://www.newarkmuseum.org for more info and tickets or call 973.596.6613.

Tickets: $5 each or $20 for all five Thursdays. Free for members.


One of the founding fathers of the musical genre, “fusion”, White earned a world-wide reputation as the drummer in the mid-’70s Grammy winning super group Return to Forever. He was still a teenager in 1967 when Jackie McLean asked him to join his band. Within a year, White played on two of the most important “fusion” records ever made, Miles Davis’ “Bitches Brew” and Freddie Hubbard’s “Red Clay.” Throughout the 1990s White excelled as a composer and producer, recorded a number of solo records that effectively brings all the genres together that he considers a musical blend of Jazz, Rock and Urban Pop.  In May of 2010, White released his 13th album entitled “ANOMALY”, in conjunction with the AbsrtactLogix label. In 2010 he also co-produced Stanley Clarke’s latest album along with a documented version of the Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke and Lenny White tour of 2009 entitled “Forever”. He won Grammy’s for both projects and also a Latin Grammy for “Forever,” now making him a 4 time Grammy winner. Joining Lenny White will be Tom Guarna-guitar and Ben Williams-Bass


July 7
12:15 am - 1:45 pm
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Newark Museum
49 Washington St
Newark, NJ 07102 United States