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Jazz à la Villette
from August 29 to September 10, 2019
All programming

Houston Person Organ Quartet

Bobby Sparks II "Tribute to Jimmy Smith & Stanley Turrentine"
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
Duration: about 2h40 with 1 intermission


1ère partie : Bobby Sparks II
Prayer Meeting (Jimmy Smith)
I Almost Lost My Mind ( Ivory Joe Hunter)
Stone Cold Dead in the Market ( Wilmoth Houdini)
When the Saints Go Marching In (Traditional)
Red Top (Gene Ammons)
Picnickin (Smith)
Lonesome Road (Gene Austin, Nathaniel Shilkret)
Smith Walk (Smith)


Bobby Sparks II "Tribute to Jimmy Smith & Stanley Turrentine"
Bobby Sparks II, organ, Fender-Rhodes piano
Fabrice Alleman, saxophone
Todd Parsnow, guitar
Jackie Whitmill , drum kit
2ème partie : Houston Person Organ Quartet
Sweet Sucker (Johnny Griffin)
Only Trust Your Heart (Benny Carter)
Easy Walker (Billy Taylor)
The Way We Were (Marvin Hankess)
Lester Leaps In (Lester Young)
Since I Fell For You (Buddy Johnson)
Sonny (Bobby Hebb)
It Had To Be You (Jones/Kahn)
Jean-Jaures Shuffle (Jones)
Let It Be Me (Delanoe)
Houston Person Organ Quartet
Houston Person, saxophone
Peter Bernstein, guitar
Ben Patterson , organ
Willie Jones III, drum kit
Hammond organ and tenor sax in an evening of soul jazz: a tribute to Jimmy Smith and Stanley Turrentine, following the new quartet (with organ) of tireless octogenarian saxophonist Houston Person—revisiting young love.

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Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique

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Porte de Pantin station
M5 Paris Underground (Métro) Line 5 3B Tram 3B
221 avenue Jean-Jaurès, 75019 Paris