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KC Jazz Club: The Heath Brothers: Jimmy & Tootie Heath

KC Jazz Club: The Heath Brothers: Jimmy & Tootie Heath

Saturday, October 20, 2012

KC Jazz Club Jazz

Two landmark careers and giants of jazz in one family; legendary saxophonist Jimmy Heath and ace hard bop drummer Albert "Tootie" Heath bring brotherly love to their innovative cross-genre playing.

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Synonymous with great jazz for more than 60 years, the legendary Heath Brothers--tenor saxophonist, composer, arranger, and NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Heath and drummer Albert "Tootie" Heath--bring their masterful talents to the KC Jazz Club for this one-night-only event. These two jazz giants bring brotherly love to their innovative playing, which spans the jazz genres. From hard bop to swing, they've got all of the bases covered. "Still sound as good as ever" (The Guardian).

Performance Timing: 75 minutes, with no intermission.

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Listening Booth: Heath Brothers, "Changes" from Endurance (Jazz Legacy Productions) (audio only)