All-Star Benefit Concert for Odean Pope
Monday, Mar 21, 2011 6:30 PM EDT
Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz, Philadelphia, PA
On March 21 at the Clef Club, jazz luminaries will unite for a benefit concert for Philadelphia saxophonist and composer Odean Pope. A vital fixture of Philadelphia's jazz community since the 1960s, this concert will raise funds for Pope, who has struggled with Bipolar Disorder for 30 years. Performing and/or speaking tonight will be the Odean Pope Saxophone Choir, Bill Cosby, Sonia Sanchez, Ravi Coltrane, Kenny Barron, Pat Martino Trio, Gerald Veasley, Warren Oree & The Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble, Reggie Workman, Jamalaadeen Tacuma, Walter Blanding, Duane Eubanks, Willie Williams, Warren Smith, Tony Williams, Bobby Zankel, Justin Faulkner, Carlos Abadie, Monnette Sudler, Bootsie Barnes, George Burton and the Philadelphia Youth Jazz Ensemble. All ticket proceeds go to The Odean Pope Fund.