NYC Parks Arts, Culture & Fun: John Cooksey Quartet
May 14, 2022
Al Smith Rec Center | Free
A master of funk, jazz and related styles, drummer, writer, producer and vocalist John Cooksey has performed with Ashford and Simpson, Roy Ayers, Noel Pointer, Phyllis Hyman, Micheal Urbaniak, Carlos Garnett, Kenny Kirkland, The Persuaders, Talking Heads with David Bryne and Brian Eno, Patience Higgins, Joey Morant, Blues singers Ray Shinnery and Slam Allen and a host of others. He worked extensively in sessions with the famed producer Patrick Adams, for the Atlantic, Sal-Soul, RCA, and Arista labels.