05/21/09 By Larry Reni Thomas
Carolina Jazz Connection with Larry Reni Thomas at Durham County (NC) Summer Jazz Jam
The Durham County (NC) Library host its inaugural Summer Jazz Jam with music, lectures, reading and more!
Durham County Library presents SUMMER JAZZ JAM, Sunday, June 28, 2009, 2-6 pm, at the East Regional Library , 211 Lick Creek Lane, Durham, North Carolina. The event, “Express Yourself at The Library,” will celebrate summer reading and will include a jazz jam session led by guitarist Scott Sawyer, vocalist Bobby Hinton, drummer Peter Joyner, bassist Freeman Ledbetter, keyboardist Bob Baldwin and reedman Stanley Baird. Young musicians , Tyler Montgomery and Alan Thompson are also scheduled to perform. Musicians are invited to come and participate in the jazz jam.
It will also include a lecture, power point presentation called The Carolina Jazz Connection with Larry Reni Thomas, a writer/radio announcer based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. It highlights the fact that there are over 75 native North Carolina jazz personalities and elaborates on their impact on the development of jazz in America and the world.
SUMMER JAZZ JAM is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided by Meineke Car Care Center. The host will be Ron “Big E” Eldridge of WNAA-FM, Greensboro, North Carolina. For more information call (919) 560-0213 or visit www.durhamcountylibrary.org.
Larry Reni Thomas
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