“Brecker had dredged up some unsavory facts about Blakey—his drug use, his penchant for not paying the band all the time—which by now were clearly bygones for everyone onstage at Jazz at Lincoln Center, engaged in what was equal parts tribute, roast, and family reunion.
Late last spring, just before Brecker had gone off to play another tour in Japan, he’d played at South Jazz Club. It’s still a road-less-traveled on the Philadelphia music scene, despite its world-class shows, well-crafted cocktails, and elevated low-country Southern fare.” - RQ
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