Jazz on the Streets of Old Detroit

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February 22nd
6-9pm
Join us for an exciting evening of jazz when jazz guitarist Dennis Coffey performs “Jazz on the Streets of Old Detroit” at the Detroit Historical Museum. This event continues a quarterly music series hosted by the Black Historic Sites Committee.

In his early twenties, Dennis Coffey was offered a job to tour with jazz legend organist Groove Holmes and was also offered a job to play with the famous Funk Brothers as a studio musician at Motown. He has worked with Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, The Temptations, Gladys Knight and The Four tops. He has also worked with Quincy Jones, Barbara Streisand, Ringo Starr and Aretha Franklin.

His career encompasses fourteen solo albums and CD’s and movie theme songs for Black Belt Jones from Warner Brothers. He has had three international top ten hits himself with “Scorpio”, “Taurus” and “Wings of Fire.” He also has two gold singles and one gold album. He has won numerous awards from Billboard Magazine and BMI and has played on over 100 million selling recordings.

We hope that you will support the Black Historic Sites Committee’s initiative of celebrating Detroit’s jazz legacy by attending this concert. Light refreshments are included in the ticket price.
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Add to Calendar 02/22/2018 America/Detroit Jazz on the Streets of Old Detroit Join us for an exciting evening of jazz when jazz guitarist Dennis Coffey performs “Jazz on the Streets of Old Detroit” at the Detroit Historical Museum. This event continues a quarterly music series hosted by the Black Historic Sites Committee.

In his early twenties, Dennis Coffey was offered a job to tour with jazz legend organist Groove Holmes and was also offered a job to play with the famous Funk Brothers as a studio musician at Motown. He has worked with Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, The Temptations, Gladys Knight and The Four tops. He has also worked with Quincy Jones, Barbara Streisand, Ringo Starr and Aretha Franklin.

His career encompasses fourteen solo albums and CD’s and movie theme songs for Black Belt Jones from Warner Brothers. He has had three international top ten hits himself with “Scorpio”, “Taurus” and “Wings of Fire.” He also has two gold singles and one gold album. He has won numerous awards from Billboard Magazine and BMI and has played on over 100 million selling recordings.

We hope that you will support the Black Historic Sites Committee’s initiative of celebrating Detroit’s jazz legacy by attending this concert. Light refreshments are included in the ticket price.
5401 Woodward Ave., Detroit, Michigan 48202 aBiAKdWFvzLJBiabzmaP28799 MM/DD/YYYY
Tickets:
Ticket Prices, Admission, Fees: $15/person in advance. $20 at the door.
Phone for tickets/more information: (313) 833-1801
Email for tickets/more information:
Website for tickets/more information: http://detroithistorical.org/detroit-historical-museum/events-calendar/events-listing
Parking Cost and Availability:
Metered street, $7 in the adjacent Museum lot on Kirby.
Accessibility Information:
Accessible
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