Jazz in the Garden: Howard Johnson
Date(s): July 6, 2017 at 12:15pm - 1:45pm
Location: Newark Museum
Cost: $5 Admission
JAZZ IN THE GARDEN 2017 SCHEDULE:
Admission is $5 for the afternoon performances.
July 6: Howard Johnson
Born in Montgomery, Alabama in 1941, Johnson taught himself the baritone sax in 1954 and the tuba one year later. He moved to New York City in 1963 and was welcomed by Charles Mingus into his workshop in 1964. In 1965, he toured with soul jazz alto saxophonist Hank Crawford, playing baritone sax. In 1966, he played with the Archie Shepp band and appeared with him at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1966 and 1968.
Jazz in the Garden is co-sponsored by United and the Newark Museum Business and Community Council. Jazz 88.3FM WBGO is the media sponsor.
- summer 2017: music