[JPL] Second Annual Jazz Gala

Al Karia jctrane at gmail.com
Mon Feb 11 02:52:00 EST 2008

Sounds great, Jae...Congrats to y'all      Gene Abkarian  KRFC Ft Collins

On 2/10/08, Jae Sinnett <jaejazz at yahoo.com> wrote:
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> Tonight was another special night locally for jazz. The second annual Jazz
> Gala was held this evening honoring Freddie Hubbard. It was good to see
> Freddie...his spirits were up and he's working hard on getting himself back
> together to play again. He didn't play tonight. Slide Hampton, David Weiss,
> Winard Harper, Javon Jackson, James Spaulding, David Hazeltine, Roy Ayers,
> Marlena Shaw and Louis Hayes and more were on hand. Frank Foster was there
> as well and a great time was had by all. This event is starting to take off
> and now the city of VA Beach is getting involved and it will be bigger next
> year. Then there was Obama speaking to 18,000 about five blocks down the
> street...at the same time. Amazing. What a great night of jazz and the
> masterclasses were a big hit with the students as well. Maybe some on the
> list can make it next year. I'll keep you posted on the progress.
> Jae Sinnett
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