James Moody & Friends gala at B.B. King's in NYC. My photographs from the concert to benefit The James Moody Scholarship Fund for jazz students at Purchase College. Backstage and performance-here is the PHOTO ALBUM - ALL PHOTOS ©JOHN ABBOTT. Moody, Hank Jones, Randy Brecker, Paquito D'Rivera, Barbara Morrison, Tim Ries, Jon Faddis, Todd Coolman, and a large musical cast were there to celebrate Moody's 84th Birthday.