Honoring Jimmy Wormworth


Wednesday, August 14, 2019

The 75 Club, 75 Murray Street, NYC


Please join the family of Josh Benko and The Jazz Foundation as we come together to celebrate Josh’s legacy and to honor one of Josh’s dearest friends & collaborators, jazz drummer Jimmy Wormworth.

We are proud to present Jimmy with a Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his extraordinary career, during which he has worked with such jazz and blues legends as Lou Donaldson, Phineas Newborn, Jr., Mal Waldron, Johnny Copeland, Al Haig and Lambert, Hendricks & Ross.

The program will feature a special appearance by Jimmy and his band including George Braith, Tardo Hammer and Lee Hudson, followed by a jam session including some of Josh’s dear friends and musical collaborators.

For those musicians wishing to participate in the jam suggested ticket price is $10

7:30 PM Doors & Cash Bar

8:00 PM Performance


Since 2017, the Josh Benko Repair Fund has raised nearly $20,000 to
assist dozens of veteran musicians across the U.S. with repairs and
even instrument replacements they could not otherwise afford.

The purchase of a ticket gains access to the concert only.  If you wish to learn more about the Josh Benko Repair Fund and make a donation

Donate Here

2019 Annual Gala