Ralph Peterson's Messenger Legacy at Blue LLama Jazz Club
Brown Paper Tickets
uploaded this event on February 22, 2019
The Messenger Legacy is an elite line-up of alumni members of one of Jazz most influential bands, Art Blakeys Jazz Messengers.
The current configuration is Bobby Watson, Essiet Essiet, Geoff Keezer, Brian Lynch, Bill Pierce and at the drums, the last drummer chosen by Art Blakey to play at his side in the Jazz Messenger 2 Drummer Big Band Ralph Peterson. Bobby Watson and Bill Pierce were present the night Peterson first sat in with the band at Mikells and was a mainstay from the late 70s through the early mid 80s. Essiet Essiet was brought to Art Blakey by recommendations of Ralph Peterson and Bobby Watrson. Geoff Keezer and Brian Lynch joined what turned out to be the last edition of...