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A Benefit Concert for Larry Willis Feb 26, 2007

by on Feb.13, 2007, under Events, News


You may have heard that pianist Larry Willis’s house burnt down… so the community is trying to take care of him…

Please Attend and help spread the word…

Larry Willis Benefit St. Peter’s Church

Fazioli Salon presents:

“Pianists Play for Larry”

Monday, February 26th


Fazioli F-278 Concert Grand Piano

suggested contribution $20


Randy Weston 

Geri Allen

Don Friedman 

Bertha Hope

Jean  Michel Pilc

Mamiko Watanabe

  Ran Jia 

Matthias Bublath


Sachiko Kato

Patrick Poladian

Kathy Farmer and others…

Fazioli Salon presents

“Pianists Play for Larry”

Top piano players unite to assist pianist Larry Willis after his house fire

Monday, February 26, 2007, at 7pm at St. Peter's Church (54th and Lexington)

“We have all delighted and benefited from the decades of wonderful

music made by Larry Willis, and in his hour of need, the piano

community has responded, and we are proud to be able to create a great night for him.”

– Jim Luce of The Fazioli Salon at Klavierhaus.

  Larry Willis Benefit features the Fazioli F-278 Concert Grand Piano

and a lineup of distinguished pianists (subject to change) including:

  Mamiko Watanabe          7:00 – 7:10



    7:10 – 7:20



    7:20 – 7:30



    7:30 – 7:40



    7:40 – 7:50



    7:50 – 8:00 



    8:00 – 8:10


    8:10 – 8:25



    8:25 – 8:35



   8:35 – 8:45

  Armen Donelian                8:45 – 8:55



    8:55 – 9:05 



    9:05 – 9:15

  Matthias Bublath               9:15 – 9:20

  Patrick Poladian               9:20 – 9:30



    9:30 – 9:40

  Jean Michel Pilc               9:40 – 9:50

  Deanna Witkowski           9:50 – 10:00

  Pete Malinverni        10:00 – 10:10

  James Weidman              10:10 – 10:20

  Ronnie Mathews              10:20 – 10:30

Plus Dr. Billy Taylor, Onaje Allen Gumbs, Gene Perla and others.

This evening is produced by Rev. Dale Lind of St. Peter’s Church, in

association with The Fazioli Salon at Klavierhaus.

Tickets available online at, or at the door.

For more information, contact Jim Luce at

See Doug Ramsey’s article for more info:

For more info contact:


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