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Occurs on Thursday July 22 2021

Approximate running time: 1 hour and 15 minutes


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

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× With a degree in physics from Texas Southern U, Frank Lacy is a force of nature! A brass specialist, composer, arranger, vocalist, leader of many ensembles that span the breadth of American music from jazz to rock, Frank has been a member of five ensembles that have received Grammy Awards—The Mc Coy Tyner Big Band, Roy Hargrove's Crisol, The Mingus Big Band and D' Angelo. He was musical director with Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, and has also worked with Lester Bowie, Marty Ehrlich, Michael Formanek, Slide Hampton, Rufus Reid, Henry Threadgill, Steve Turre, and Bobby Watson, among many others. Frank brings to the Jazz Room his expansive ensemble Tromboniverse—a treat to hear and behold!

All tickets must be purchased in advance via the internet ticketing system or by calling the Box Office for this performance.

Admission: Public-$10 per evening concert or $40 for a weeklong Jazz Pass. (Jazz Pass is on sale through Thursday July 15 by calling the Box Office. They are not available at the door). Seniors, WP Community & Non WP students-$10. WP Students can receive a code for a free ticket from the Music Department.

Jazz Pass - You must purchase 1 ticket to each of the 5 performances from July 19 - 23, 2021 for each Jazz Pass you want to purchase. Select the Regular Jazz Pass price code from the drop down menu for each performance. The discounted ticket will be $8 per performance. All additional single tickets should be at the full price of $10 each.

Shea Center staff will assign your seat upon arrival.

We strongly encourage all visitors to wear facial coverings over their mouth and nose while in Shea Center. All visitors who are not fully vacinated for COVID 19 must wear facial coverings over their mouth and nose in Shea Center; And adhere to social distancing.

Please Click Here to visit our COVID 19 safety protocols information page for the most up to date information.

You are invited to join in supporting the WP 88 Keys Campaign. Your gift will be used towards a new Steinway for the Shea Center for the Performing Arts.Click Here To Donate and designate your gift via the dropdown menu to the 88 Keys Campaign.

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 from 10 am-5 pm Monday to Friday. 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 30 minutes prior to event. Late Seating is at the discretion of the management. Late Seating is not available for all events. Streaming events will be available at the advertised showtime.

No Refunds or Exchanges. All Sales Are Final.

Due to Covid 19 concerns the Box Office is closed for in person sales. We are working remotely.

Please remember to advise our box office of wheelchair or other special needs prior to purchasing your tickets so that we may better assist you.

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