Jazzmobile

New York’s favorite traveling jazz venue, Jazzmobile, returns to BBP with The Eric Person Band, Jazz Master Houston Person, and special guests Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium!

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Tonight’s Jazzmobile concert has been cancelled due to the weather.

Find a spot to relax on Pier 1’s Harbor View Lawn and let the music of Jazzmobile take you away. This summer, jazz fans can enjoy performances by The Eric Person Band, Jazz Master Houston Person, and special guests Central Brooklyn Jazz!

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More about Jazzmobile

Founded in 1964 and based in New York, Jazzmobile is a multifaceted outreach organization committed to bringing jazz to the largest possible audience by producing concerts, festivals, and special events worldwide. Jazzmobile also operates educational programs supported through nonprofit recording and music publishing efforts.

About the Performers:

For over thirty years, Eric Person has composed, recorded and performed dynamic and innovative music. His personal sound on alto, soprano, tenor saxophone and flute has been featured on more than 50 recordings. Person studied at the St. Louis Conservatory of Music and has taught and performed internationally.

The Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium (CBJC) is an organization of venues and individuals committed to the development and preservation of Jazz and related art forms throughout Brooklyn. Founded in 1999, the Consortium is the realization of years of discussions between representatives of local cultural groups on the importance and need for such a body. CBJC presents the Central Brooklyn Jazz Festival every April and oversees the Brooklyn Jazz Hall of Fame and Museum.

Houston Person is an American jazz tenor saxophonist and record producer. He is most experienced in and best known for his work in soul jazz, though he is also noted for his work in the hard bop and swing genres. Person is also known for his distinctive sound and his expressive style of playing. He received the Eubie Blake Jazz Award in 1982.

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