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Frank Lacy

Three Concerts with Pino Palladino

Bassist extraordinaire, Pino Palladino, who turns 63 today - Happy Birthday - has been for almost 40 years a "top session bassist".Very much in demand, Pino has played on numerous albums and behind the greatest (you want to verify ? click…

McCoy Tyner takes a big band to Germany (1990)

October 13, 1990 - the McCoy Tyner Big Band - that is McCoy Tyner (p), Virgil Jones (tp), Earl Gardner (tp), Frank Lacy (tb), Clark Gayton (tb), John Stubblefield (s), Herb Harris (s), Junior Cook (s), John Ford (s), Howard Johnson (tuba),…

Four Jazz Messengers Euro Gigs

On October 9, 1989, two days before his 70th birthday, Art Blakey took his Jazz Messengers to the Leverkusen Jazz festival in Germany.The concert turned out to be a special event when ex Messengers joined the party. From the Fifties /…