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Danny Mixon Trio Performs at Island Center

Feb. 24, 2006 – Island Center presents Harlem's Danny Mixon Trio in concert on Saturday, Feb. 25, at 8 p.m. Mixon is an accomplished jazz musician who performs all over the world. The trio consists of Mixon on piano/organ, Michael Carvin on drums and Lisle Atkinson on bass.
He has worked with Betty Carter, Charles Mingus, Joe Williams, Art Blakely, Marlena Shaw, Yusef Lateef, Lionel Hampton, Oscar Brown, Jr., Chaka Kahn, Lou Rawls, Frank Foster and many others. The Danny Mixon Trio performs annually at the Jazz Mobile.
Known by most for his accompaniment of Betty Carter, Mixon has worked extensively with Charles Mingus. He appears on many recordings, his most recent being with Hank Crawford on the compact discs "Tight" and "After Dark". His most recent CD is "On My Way."
The Danny Mixon Trio is part of Island Center's February Jazz Month Series. Ticket- holders for the concert are eligible for a $5-off special for tickets purchased for the March 3rd presentation of Arturo Sandoval!
For more information, call Eugene Petersen, president of Island Center, at 778-5271 or email virco@islands.vi.

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