NOTE: This event does NOT take place at the Kennedy Center. The Allyn Johnson Trio: A Tribute to the Music of Jutta HippGoethe-Institut812 7th St., NWWashington, DC
Washington, D.C.-favorite pianist Allyn Johnson
pays homage to German jazz pianist Jutta Hipp (1925–1930), who moved to New York in 1955 and was signed by Blue Note Records, in a concert with bassist James King
and drummer Nasar Abadey
. In 1958, disillusioned by the music business, Hipp abandoned jazz to work in a garment factory, instead choosing to focus on painting and photography. The program is introduced by Kipp's biographer, Katja von Schuttenbach
. For ticket information, visit the Goethe-Institut website or call (202) 289-1200. This event, produced by the Goethe-Institut, is officially recognized as part of the Kennedy Center Blue Note at 75 celebration
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