Saxophonist, T.K. Blue

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Saxophonist, T.K. Blue

T.K. Blue is a musician of the highest caliber who is at the peak of his

creative output. His artistry is found on over seventy recordings and

has performed with a long list of great international artists.

T.K. graduated with a B.A. in Music and Psych. from New York Univ.

and a Master’s in Music Ed. at Columbia Univ. He is now the Director

of Jazz Studies at Long Island University-LIU-Post Campus directing the

big band, jazz combos, teaching music theory and jazz improvisation,

Jazz History, the History of Rock, World Music, and private students.

At NYU, he studied with saxophonist-composer Jimmy Giuffre, whose

emphasis on having a beautiful tone and playing melodically would

became hallmarks of Blue’s mature style. He took advantage of free

jazz classes offered around New York City by the organizations

Jazzmobile, Henry Street Settlement, The Muse, and Jazz Interactions.

His teachers at those programs included Jimmy Heath, Frank Foster,

Ernie Wilkins, Paul West, Billy Mitchell, Reggie Workman, Rahsaan

Roland Kirk, and Yusef Lateef.

Gigging around NYC in the mid-Seventies with the Natives, a group led

by South African pianist Ndikho Xaba, he met Abdullah Ibrahim, then

known as Dollar Brand. Joining the exiled South African pianist’s band

in 1977, he spent three years touring

the world with Ibrahim, with whom

he recorded three albums.

Show times 8PM & 10PM ~ $2



T.K. Blue is a musician of the highest caliber who is at the peak of his

creative output. His artistry is found on over seventy recordings and

has performed with a long list of great international artists.

T.K. graduated with a B.A. in Music and Psych. from New York Univ.

and a Master’s in Music Ed. at Columbia Univ. He is now the Director

of Jazz Studies at Long Island University-LIU-Post Campus directing the

big band, jazz combos, teaching music theory and jazz improvisation,

Jazz History, the History of Rock, World Music, and private students.

At NYU, he studied with saxophonist-composer Jimmy Giuffre, whose

emphasis on having a beautiful tone and playing melodically would

became hallmarks of Blue’s mature style. He took advantage of free

jazz classes offered around New York City by the organizations

Jazzmobile, Henry Street Settlement, The Muse, and Jazz Interactions.

His teachers at those programs included Jimmy Heath, Frank Foster,

Ernie Wilkins, Paul West, Billy Mitchell, Reggie Workman, Rahsaan

Roland Kirk, and Yusef Lateef.

Gigging around NYC in the mid-Seventies with the Natives, a group led

by South African pianist Ndikho Xaba, he met Abdullah Ibrahim, then

known as Dollar Brand. Joining the exiled South African pianist’s band

in 1977, he spent three years touring

the world with Ibrahim, with whom

he recorded three albums.


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Premier Tables:
The best seats in the house positioned directly in front of the performance stage (marked dark blue on the seating map).

Standard Tables:
Clear and unobstructed views of stage (marked purple on the seating map). A few tables have a partially obstructed view (marked light blue on the seating map).

Cocktail & Bar Area:
Seating at high-top tables and at the bar area available on a first come, first seated basis (marked green on the seating map). Tables may be shared for sold out shows. Two TV monitors with live video feed of the performance are conveniently located above the bar and cocktail areas.

  • All ticket prices are per person.
  • Dinner menu available in all sections.
  • Your ticket is also your dining reservation.
  • Every ticket gets a seat in area purchased and tables are reserved based on the date when you made your reservation.
  • We will do our best to ensure that your entire group sits together, please let us know in the order notes if there are multiple ticket orders in your group.
  • For any special needs or accommodation requests, please call us at 215-568-3131.
  • Tickets are the same price whether purchased in person, over the phone or online.
  • No refunds, professional cameras or outside food and drink.
  • There is a limited amount of seating available for performances, if the show is sold out online, contact us at 215-568-3131 for seating availability.

Festival Seating:
Festival seating is our general admission ticket. The entire venue or a portion of the venue may be designated for festival admission. These tickets will guarantee you a seat for the show and you are free to sit anywhere in the venue based on a "first come, first seated" basis. This should also allow for larger groups to sit together.

  • All ticket prices are per person.
  • Dinner menu available in all sections.
  • Your ticket is also your dining reservation.
  • For any special needs or accommodation requests, please call us at 215-568-3131.
  • Tickets are the same price whether purchased in person, over the phone or online.
  • No refunds, professional cameras or outside food and drink.
  • There is a limited amount of seating available for performances, if the show is sold out online, contact us at 215-568-3131 for seating availability.