28
Friday
June
6:00 pm
derrick freeman band

Minton's playhouse
206 West 118th Street

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EVENT DETAILS

DOORS OPEN AT 6 pm

1st Set
7:30 pm – Doors Open 6 pm

2nd Set
9:30 pm – Doors Open 9 pm

Sets are 1 hour long
The admission price is $25.00 per set PLUS a $30 minimum per person.
* Admission may increase depending upon a given week’s performance schedule.

During performances, quiet policy is enforced!

Biography

Derrick Freeman Band is a high-class international jazz band. Hyper-focused, with an eclectic mix of jazz from every lineage, the band draws upon American and European musicians to knit a top-quality collage of New Orleans jazz traditions. On July 2017, Derrick Freeman presented a tribute to Art Blakey at the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival in Scotland.

Music industry veteran Derrick Freeman leads the group with his 20 years of percussion expertise, previously serving as a drummer for Kermit Ruffins and the Barbecue Swingers and a selection of other prominent New Orleans bands. On top of percussion, Derrick is a vocalist, pianist, and songwriter.

Bandleader Derrick Freeman is also equipped with more than 30 years of study in Jazz, Funk, Pop, and other related styles. He has studied under the direction prominent musicians such as Ellis Marsalis, Harold Batiste, and Shannon Powell.