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Occurs on Sunday October 27 2019

Approximate running time: 2 hours


Shea Center for Performing Arts
William Paterson University - Shea Center
300 Pompton Rd
Wayne NJ 07470

Performance Notes

× The “saxophone battle” is a long tradition in jazz – this concert will be not so much a battle as an energized meeting of two great purveyors of the great post-bop tradition, both with deep William Paterson connections. Vincent Herring has been a member of the WP Jazz faculty since 2006, profoundly affected by the great sound of Cannonball Adderley and a veteran of bands led by Lionel Hampton, Nat Adderley, Horace Silver, Art Blakey, Freddie Hubbard, Cedar Walton and many others.  Eric Alexander is among the best-known alumni of the WP Jazz program, is a mainstay in New York jazz clubs and in festivals worldwide, is an ongoing collaborator with his former teacher and mentor, pianist Harold Mabern, and has appeared on over 90 CDs as a guest artist.  Both Herring and Alexander have a long list of recordings as individual leaders.

Admission: Advance sales - Public $15, William Paterson Community and Seniors $12, Students $8. WP Students get 1 free ticket on show day with valid ID card. Show day - All tickets are an additional $3 each on show day.

Additional discounts may be available by calling the Box Office. There is a $4 per order fee for all sales not made in person at the Box Office by cash. Discounts are limited to a maximum of 2 tickets. All additional tickets will be at the full public price. All programs, artists, dates, policies, prices and times subject to change. Valid government photo ID required for all transactions. Lobby opens 1 hour prior to event. No refunds or exchanges. All sales are final.

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