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Bernard Purdie Mural Dedication Ceremony
April 2, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pmFree
On Saturday, April 2nd at the Elkton Community Center located at 121 Stockton Street, we’ll be hosting a dedication ceremony for the mural created by local artist Bruce Gulick, to commemorate notable drummer Bernard Purdie.
Mr. Purdie was born and raised in Elkton, Maryland has played on over 4,000 albums and is widely regarded as “the world’s most recorded drummer”. He is also known for his ‘Purdie Shuffle’ – a syncopated drum pattern which he can be heard performing on Steely Dan’s ‘Home at Last’. There will be an opportunity to meet Mr. Purdie at 10:15am with the dedication taking place at 10:30 afterwards Mr. Purdie’s trio will perform with refreshments to follow.