Join Jazz Maui and Mana’o Radio for a special Celebration of Life for Vibraphonist/percussionist Emil Richards. Emil recorded on over 1350 film scores and performed and recorded with over 650 artists. He was a collector of ethnic percussion instruments and was Inducted into the Percussive Arts Society Hall Of Fame.
Emil was a part time Maui resident and a regular at Blackie’s Bar in Lahaina from 1982 to 1995. He taught workshops and youth clinics as part of the Jazz Maui music education program. This Musical Tribute will showcase several members of the original “Jazz at Blackie’s”.
Limited seating – RSVP – $15 tickets available at Jazzmaui.org or by phone at 808-283-3576.
Proceeds benefit Jazz Maui music education programs.