* Elijah Jamal Balbed: Father’s Day Tribute to Fred Foss

When:
June 16, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
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Where:
Seafarers Yacht Club
1950 M Street SE Washington
DC 20003
Cost:
$5

The young saxophonist Elijah Jamal Balbed, now a fixture of the scene, has a hard-driving and sparely metallic sound. It’s like Dexter Gordon’s and Sonny Rollins’, to the old-school buff, but he casts their lessons through the Young Lions of the 1990s, and speaks in the lingua franca of present-day post-bop.

He performs a special tribute set to mentor Fred Foss – the dearly departed father-figure to many in the younger generations of D.C. jazz musicians – by playing some of Fred’s favorite Jimmy Heath tunes.

The show is part of the Seafarers Yacht Club Father’s Day Fish Fry.

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