Oct
28
th
2024
Fine Line
Monday
Oct
28
th
2024
Fine Line

ARTDONTSLEEP presents

Jazz Is Dead ft. Ebo Taylor & Pat Thomas

Doors Open

7PM

Show Starts

8PM

Ages

18+

General Admission (advance)

$35

General Admission (day of show)

$40

Reserved Balcony (advance)

$50

Reserved Balcony (day of show)

$55

Immerse yourself in a night of rich musical heritage and cross-cultural rhythms at The Ford, featuring the legendary Ghanaian guitarist, composer, and producer Ebo Taylor. With a career spanning over half a century, Taylor’s influence on African music is undeniable, from his early days with highlife bands like the Stargazers to collaborations with Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti. Taylor’s innovative blend of traditional Ghanaian music with jazz, funk, and Afrobeat creates a signature sound showcased in albums like Ebo Taylor & the Pelikans and Tower Nyame. Experience the evolution of Taylor’s musical journey, from his pioneering horn arrangements to his timeless classics like “Heaven,” as he takes the audience on a soul-stirring exploration of African rhythms and melodies. This special evening at The Ford celebrates Taylor’s enduring legacy and contributions to the global music scene, promising an unforgettable fusion of sounds and cultures.

Performers


Ebo Taylor

Born in 1936, Ghanaian guitarist, composer, arranger, bandleader, and producer Ebo Taylor has been a vital presence in African music for more than half-a-century. During the early ’60s, he was...

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Pat Thomas

Pat Thomas is a Ghanaian vocalist and songwriter famed for his work in the highlife bands of Ebo Taylor and his own recordings of Afrobeat and Afro-pop. Born in Agona,...

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Venue


Fine Line

Since 1987

The Fine Line is located in the heart of the Warehouse District, just blocks away from First Avenue on the main level of the Consortium Building. Originally opened as a…

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