Ted Curson

Discussion in 'Jazz / Commercial' started by wiseone2, Jun 2, 2005.

  1. wiseone2

    wiseone2 Artitst in Residence Staff Member

    Nov 19, 2003
    Ted Curson and Henry Grimes are playing tonight at the Cornelia Street Cafe. The sets are at 8 and 10:30 PM. This is part of a celebration of Ted's 70th birthday.

    Tune in to http://wkcr.org/ at 1 PM Friday to hear Ted talk about his years with Charles Mingus.
    I participated yesterday in a WKCR interview with Ted and Henry.
    It's about time they honored my JHS buddies. You should have heard these guys when they were 15 year olds :cool:

    Wilmer from South Philly
  2. trickg

    trickg Utimate User

    Oct 26, 2003
    Wilmer, just a couple of curious questions: do you ever get over to where Les Paul plays to hear him, and have you ever shared a stage with him? That would be kind of neat.
  3. jpkaminga

    jpkaminga Pianissimo User

    Jul 1, 2004
    man I wish I lived in NYC, I'd definitely go see ted tonight if I did, he and Eric Dolphy produce some of my favorite solos ever in their work with Mingus,
  4. TrumpetHarold

    TrumpetHarold New Friend

    Nov 9, 2003
    Is it true that Ted Curson's nickname is Dead Person?

    I've heard that he's a super nice guy. I've also heard otherwise.

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