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World-renowned Jazz master Reggie Workman to be honored with 2023 Satchmo Award at Flushing Town Hall


Oct. 19, 2023 By Rachel Butler The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation (LAEF) will be honoring the world-renowned bassist, composer, bandleader, educator and NEA Jazz Master Reggie Workman with the foundation’s prestigious Satchmo Award. The artist is being recognized for his seven decades of jazz musicianship. The event will be taking place as part of the WBGO’s Kids Jazz Concert Series at Flushing Town Hall at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21. The free concert will feature Workman’s current creation for Armstrong, his six-piece ensemble with pianist David Virelles, drummer Gary Jones, III, alto saxophonist Marvin Carter, rap vocalist J Swiss and…
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