There is a memorial Tribute for Joe Yancy, local Columbus bass player for the Listen For The Jazz All Star Band and Jazz & Eggs Jam sessions, at the MLK Complex starting at 5PM today. This is a jam session and musicians are encouraged to bring their instruments to pay tribute. Joe Yancy passed away last week due to a heart attack.
The King Arts Complex
867 Mt. Vernon Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43203
News of this courtesy of Gail Burkholder’s Jazz411
I am a jazz r/b soul guitarist dedicated to the art of music. I move to Columbus, Oh. Over five years ago. And joe yancy was one of the first base player i come in contact with. Most of all he was a wonderful person and fun to work with. And he could play just about anything man did’ ent he know tunes. you call it and he would play it. Joe Yancy will always be remember and my prayers go out his family. My he rest in peace. jazz r/b soul guitarist jesse asbell.
Thanks for the kind words Jesse.
I’m very sorry to hear Mighty Joe has passed…he’s jammin’ for the Lord Jesus now! had the pleasure of performing with him back in 1997 with the Allstar Jazz Band… He was such a nice coutreous guy, and man, could he play!