Jazz in Vicksburg - Saturday, April 22

I know it's a little late to share this with you, but once a year there is an almost secret free Jazz festival here in Vicksburg. It always ends with one of the giants of Jazz, and this year it is Benny Golson.



This is from the Alcorn Jazz Festival site:

The 26th Anniversary Alcorn State University Jazz Festival will take place on April 22, 2006 and will feature Benny Golson.
The festival be at the Vicksburg Convention Center and will be celebrated along with the Riverfest in Vicksburg, Mississippi (map). The jazz festival is free and open to the public. The festival is funded in part by the Mississippi Arts Commission, the Southern Arts Federation and the National Endowment for the Arts.

The following artists will appear with Benny Golson:

Rashaan Carter (bass)
Carl Allen (drums) and
Mike Ledonne (piano).

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