Lou Donaldson Organ Quartet

TICKETS $30.00 side seating; $40.00 center seating

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Birdland
315 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Alto saxophonist "Sweet Poppa" Lou Donaldson was known as a bebopper and disciple of Charlie Parker when he recorded with Thelonious Monk in 1952, before joining a distinctive version of Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers along with trumpeter Clifford Brown. He began to forge a more personal path when he found commercial success and even a couple of jukebox hits with organ groups led by Big John Patton and others. Since the 1970's, Donaldson's signature has been that unique combination of bebop and funky soul that only his particular career path could have produced. Will Friedwald of the New York Sun quotes, "My first impulse is always to describe Lou Donaldson as the greatest alto saxophonist in the world."

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