11. October 2019 - 21:00 till 22:00
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The World Stage presents *BILLY HIGGINS BIRTHDAY CONCERT - feat. MARVIN "Smitty" SMITH* | World Stage Performance Gallery | Friday, 11. October 2019

Celebrating World Stage Founder, *BILLY HIGGINS Birthday Concert, featuring MARVIN "Smitty" SMITH * @ The World Stage

Friday,  October 11th…First Set: 9:00 PM and Second Set:10:30 PM, Tickets $20

Marvin "Smitty" Smith is a Drummer extraordinaire who has traveled extensively throughout the Orient, Europe, and the continental USA; and he has shared the stage with such greats as Sonny Rollins, Hank Jones, Frank Foster and Frank Wess, Art Farmer, Benny Golson, Slide Hampton, and Milt Jackson. He is a former member of the Ron Carter Quartet, The New York Jazz Quartet, and The Art Farmer/Benny Golson Jazztet.Featured on more than 200 albums, additional performances and recordings augmented with Terence Blanchard and Donald Harrison, Ray Brown and Phineas Newborn, George Shearing, Branford Marsalis, David Murray, Kevin Eubanks, Donald Byrd, Diane Reeves, Sting, and Grover Washington Jr. 
He is a former drummer under fellow Berklee alum and Musical Director Kevin Eubanks, for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno from January 30, 1995[3] to the show's end on May 29, 2009 and the start of the second incarnation, The Jay Leno Show, March 1, 2010

The World Stage Performance Gallery, Leimert Park
4321 Degnan Blvd Los Angeles CA 90008, *PARK/ENTER/Lyft/Uber thru REAR*


This will be quite an evening and YOU are invited. The World Stage is an intimate venue so reserve your seat in advance by purchasing your tickets NOW!  Those who purchase online are guaranteed seating while available.  For those of you who purchase tickets at the door, seating is on a  first-come, first served basis.

Non-alcoholic drinks are available for purchase inside the venue.

We look forward to seeing you there!