Media Advisory: All-Star Concert to Provide Financial Relief and Support to Those Devastated by the Tsunami Tragedy in Japan

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“Marcus Miller Presents: A Concert for Japanese Tsunami Relief” on May 15 in New York City to Feature Cutting-Edge Artists from Around the Globe and Across the Musical Spectrum

WHAT:
On Sunday, May 15, 2011, @ 7:30 p.m. @ the Highline Ballroom in New York City world-renowned musician Marcus Miller will head an all-star concert for Japan Tsunami Relief. Miller is focusing his philanthropic and creative energies into assembling an amazing concert to provide financial relief and support to those devastated by the recent tsunami tragedy. “Marcus Miller Presents: A Concert for Japanese Tsunami Relief” will feature performances by cutting-edge artists from around the globe and across the musical spectrum, including:

*Progressive pianist Robert Glasper;
*Jazz Trumpeter Sean Jones;
*African vocal superstar Angelique Kidjo;
*Swiss harmonica master Gregoire Maret;
*Soul singer/guitarist Raul Midon;
*Hop hop/jazz pioneer Q-Tip;
*Trumpeter Wallace Roney (Miles’ heir apparent);
*Drummer Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson (leader of the “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” show house band The Roots);
*Taiko drummer/bamboo flautist Kaoru Watanabe;
*Drummer Vince Wilburn (Miles’ newphew);
*Drummer Louis Cato;
*Saxophonist Alex Han; and
*Keyboard wizard Federico Gonzalez Pena.

WHEN:
Sunday, May 15, 2011
Concert starts @ 7:30 p.m., Doors open @ 6:00 p.m.

Tickets:
$45 General admission in advance/$55 day of show
$75 Reserved VIP seating
VIP tables available for groups of 2,4 and 6
Buy tickets online today online @ http://www.highlineballroom.com
After party @ 10:30 p.m., $10 Admission (free to concert ticket holders)

WHERE:
Highline Ballroom located @ 431 W 16th Street
New York, NY 10011 between 9th and 10th Avenue
(212) 414-5994

CONTACT:
Michele Anapol, PR Manager
O: (703) 840-6050, C: (703) 862-3033, manapol(at)intelligent(dot)net

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