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Janm added this event on 2014-07-04 13:12:54.
The Side Door Jazz Club
85 Lyme St
Old Lyme, CT
Sat, July 26, 2014
ERIC WYATT Quartet - CD Release Party! Saturday July 26 - Doors 7:30 Show 8:30pm 860-434-0886* www.thesidedoorjazz.com
Eric Wyatt is a saxophonist born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He was introduced to the sax by his father Charles Wyatt, who played tenor and hung out with many of the great jazz icons: Charlie Parker, Gary Bartz, George Braith, Wilber Ware, Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, and more.
Eric had the privilege of meeting two great jazz masters, both of whom changed his life: Miles Davis and his godfather, Sonny Rollins. Eric recalls, "When I met Miles I was 10 years old and was playing trumpet at the time. He was playing at the Bottom Line, a club in New York, and I never forgot all the energy and joy that this man brought to the audience. Sonny was a friend to the family and stayed connected to us after my father passed.”...