A Celebration of the Life of Vinnie Johnson

Cultures of Soul Records is very proud to be sponsoring this tribute to legendary jazz drummer Vinnie Johnson taking place on October 7th at the Lily Pad in Cambridge, MA. Along with being part of Stanton Davis and the Ghetto Mysticism Band and the Stark Reality, he also worked and recorded with Lester Bowie, T Bone Walker, Renee Manning, LaVerne Baker, Bennie Powell, Chris Connor, the Dukesmen, and many others.

His Broadway credits include Lena Home: The Lady and Her Music, Big River, Sophisticated Ladies, Black and Blue, Jelly’s Last Jam, and Smokey Joe’s Cafe.

The show features the Stanton Davis Quintet featuring Kenwood Dennard on drums, Tim Ingles on bass, Jeff Lockhart on guitar, Les Lumley on congas, and Stanton Davis on trumpet. Doors Open at 9pm and you can purchase tickets for $10 in advance a http://tributevinniejohnson.brownpapertickets.com/.

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