Sistas' Place/Cecil Bridgewater Birthday Celebration/Saturday,

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Ahmed Abdullah
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Sistas' Place/Cecil Bridgewater Birthday Celebration/Saturday,

Sistas' Place, 456 Nostrand Avenue at Jefferson Avenue (where Jazz:=C2= =A0 A=20 Music of the Spirit Lives and Culture is a Weapon), continues its 16th= Season=20 with the Cecil Bridgewater Quartet featuring Michael Howell on guitar,= =20 bassist Kenny Davis and drummer Rudy Walker, Saturday, October 9@ 9 and= =20 10:30pm. =20 Trumpeter/composer-arranger/educator Cecil Bridgewater's birthday is=20 October 10. This year's celebration is one that occurs once in century= because=20 after midnight it will be 10/10/10. Last year, Mr. Bridgewater had a=20 remarkable celebration with many musician guests showing up and performi= ng. We=20 suspect that on Saturday, October 9, given the special nature of the day= ,=20 there might be some very spectacular occurrences. =20

Mr. Bridgewater will be sharing his birthday celebration with D12's own= =20 Omowale Clay and the Honorable Councilman Charles Barron who is runnig= for=20 Governor on the Freedom Now Party slate. As well, great pianist Junior= Mance=20 shares that day.=20 =20

We also acknowledge great musicians born on October 10th who are not wit= h=20 us such as Thelonius Monk, Ed Blackwell, Harry Sweets Edison, Oscar Brow= n=20 Jr., french hornist Julius Watkins and trumpeter Freddie Jenkins. =20 =20 =20 Don't Miss This! =20 Check out the web-site at =20 =20 Coming Events: Saturday, October 16-Amiri and Amina Baraka (Blue Ark) Saturday, October 23-Dick Griffin Quartet Saturday, October 30 -Don Braden Saturday, November 6-Winard Harper Group Saturday, November 13-Charenee Wade Saturday, November 20-Vanessa Rubin Saturday, December 4-The Group Re-done with Ahmed Abdullah, Billy Bang,=20 Andrew Cyrille, Bob Stewart, and D.D. Jackson Saturday, December 11-Dwight West Saturday, December 18-Eddie Allen's Jazzy Brass for the Holidays Saturday, January 8-Vincent Chancey Saturday, January 15-TBA Saturday, January 22-A Tribute to Abbey Lincoln featuring James Weidman=20 with Jay Hoggard Saturday, January 29- Neil Clarke Group Saturday, February-5-Onaje Allen Gumbs Saturday, February 12-TBA=20 Saturday, February 19- A Tribute to Benny Powell featuring TK Blue

Call 718 398-1766 for reservations. To check out the blog for the last performances at Sistas' Place go to For more information on Jazz: A Music of the Spirit---(

=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0Great Things Are Happening at Sistas'= Place!

SISTAS=E2=80=99 PLACEeTThell as educating and creating new opportunities= for=20 emerging artis

YOU=E2=80=99VE GOT TO CHECK OUT SISTAS' PLACE IT=E2=80=99S REALLY SUCH A GROOVY SPACE THE VIBES ARE WARM, THE MUSIC=E2=80=99S HOT I CAN GUARANTEE YOU=E2=80=99LL LOVE THIS SPOT. JUST IN NEW YORK FROM OUT OF TOWN? TAKE MY ADVICE GET BROOKLYN BOUND. DON=E2=80=99T HESITATE--JUST COME AND CHECK OUT SISTAS=E2=80=99 PLACE!..= .. =C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0 =C2=A9=C2=A02001 James Phillips=C2=A0 =20 Programs at Sistas' Place are produced by The CODE Foundation in=20 association with Shamal Books & Melchizedek Music Productions. =20 =20 =20 =20 =20 =20 =20 =20 =20 =20 =20 =20 =20 =20 =20 =20 =20

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