The Big Chief Donald Harrison Quartet at The Jazz Forum 10/27 and 10/28

THE JAZZ FORUM 

presents:

The Big Chief Donald Harrison Quartet with Nori Naraoka bass, Brian Richburg drums, and Dan Kaufman piano

Friday Oct. 27 7:00 PM performance tickets: 

https://www.instantseats.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=buy.event&eventID=92822E36-AD4B-A0B2-0C27CD4BCE2716C3

Friday Oct. 28 9:30 PM performance tickets: 

https://www.instantseats.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=buy.event&eventID=92822CB5-966A-7078-550C53A5F75B684E

Saturday Oct. 28…

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