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Renowned hard bop pianist and composer Freddie Redd has moved to Baltimore. Redd is most famous for his part in the groundbreaking play and movie The Connection, a dark look at an NYC drug deal (he also composed the soundtrack). We screen an excerpt tonight. Redd, an engaging soloist, has pushed many musicians to play their best, including Jackie McLean, Tina Brooks, Milt Hinton, and Louis Hayes. With internationally acclaimed bassist Michael Formanek, saxophonist Brad Linde, drummer Tony Martucci and others, Redd celebrates the release of his new CD. 8pm. $20, $15 mbrs.