For the USC and Exposition Park neighborhoods in Los Angeles
Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director of The 'new' World STAGE "Summer" Jazz Concert Series ~
& The Skipper team-up as Co-Band Leaders "Two So(u)LA-Cali Jazz icons" -
Al Williams - drums Henry "Skipper" Franklin - bass
Al Williams drummer, entrepreneur and promoter of (J)azz, has a well-earned reputation as a musical mover and shaker.Whether it be bebop, blues, funk, straight ahead, or Latin, he creates rhythmic artistry and power which support the melody line and command listener involvement. Early experience included touring as a percussionist with the Jennie LeGon Caribbean Dance Troupe. Al has also played or recorded with Hampton Hawes, Eddie Harris, Freddie Hubbard, Jimmy Witherspoon, and Sarah Vaughn, to name a few...
sub. Philippe Vieux - sax "Comes highly recmd.. Qui!" - "A serious bad mofo" - DW