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Jack DeJohnettephoto by Bart ElliottA tribute concert in honor of legendary jazz drummer (and pianist), Jack DeJohnette, is scheduled for August 12, 2012, at the Bearsville Theatre in Woodstock, NY.

"People have been planning a SPECIAL CONCERT for my 70th birthday!" says Jack DeJohnette. "It was supposed to be a secret, but the cat's out of the bag."

Says DeJohnette, "My girl Terri Lyne Carrington will head-line a fabulous roster of my musician friends. Some are still to be surprises the night of!"

Grammy award winning drummer/composer/producer, Terri Lyne Carrington and her quintet includes pianist Gerald Clayton, guitarist Nir Felder, and saxophonist Tineke Postma; bass is TBA. Terri Lyne will be joined by special guests Sheila Jordan, Greg Osby, Don Byron, Tim Ries, Matt Garrison, Joe Lovano, Judi Silvano, Jerome Harris, Gary Kvistad, Harvey Sorgen, Peter O’Brien, Tani Tabbal, Teri Roiger, John Menegon, Mike DeMicco and others.

The event will kick-off with a benefit gourmet dinner for the Queens Galley at 6 pm; the concert begins at 7:30 pm.

Dinner & Concert: $55
Concert Only: $30

The Bearsville Theater is located at 291 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY 12498. For reservations call 845-679-4406 or go to www.bearsvilletheater.com.

"This is going to be an incredible night," says DeJohnette, "but shhh, I'm not supposed to know about it."

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