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Please join the celebration to honor four luminaries for their contribution the the world of jazz!

Lifetime Achievement Award
CHARLES LLOYD

renowned saxophonist, compelling composer,
and one of the most powerful and deeply lyrical voices in jazz for over five decades

Founders Award
CHUCHO VALDÉS

pianist, composer, arranger, nine-time GRAMMY™ award winner,
and one of the most influential figures in modern Afro-Cuban jazz

Contribution To The Arts Award
ARTHUR BARNES

former chairman at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem,
President of 100 Black Men & the New York Urban Coalition

MICHAEL CUSCUNA

prolific jazz record producer, GRAMMY™ winner, founder of Mosaic records,
and leading discographer at Blue Note records

With special tribute performance by
Roy Hargrove – trumpet
Miguel Zenon – alto saxophone
Tivon Pennicott – tenor saxophone
Claudia Acuna – vocals
Fabian Almazan – piano
John Benitez – bass
EJ Strickland – drums

MONDAY MAY 15, 2017
THE PLAYERS CLUB
16 GRAMERCY PARK SOUTH

6.00pm – cocktail reception
7.00pm – awards presentation
8.30pm – VIP dinner with honorees (limited)

Cocktails & Performance: $175pp ($225 After 5/8)
Cocktails, Performance, & VIP Dinner: $500pp ($600 After 5/8)
Cocktails, Performance & VIP Dinner Priority Seating: $1000pp
tickets at www.jazzgallery.org

Purchase tickets to our annual The Jazz Gallery Honors Gala and join us for a wonderful evening
celebrating
our four luminaries for their contribution to the world of jazz!

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THE JAZZ GALLERY - WHERE THE FUTURE IS PRESENT

The Jazz Gallery is America’s premier performance venue for emerging international artists who challenge convention, take creative risks and lead their field as performers, composers and thinkers. Through residencies, workshops and exhibitions, we provide a platform for artists to discover their unique voice and a home for established musicians to continue to experiment and grow. At The Jazz Gallery, artists and audiences come together from around the world to explore new creative ideas, collaborate and celebrate jazz as a dynamic art form that reflects our ever-changing world.

The Jazz Gallery is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) Jazz cultural center founded in 1995.

Contact Us

1160 Broadway, 5th fl
between 27th + 28th streets
New York, NY 10001 USA

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 153
Lenox Hill Station
NY 10021 USA

info@jazzgallery.org