07/09/10 By Sheila O'Malley
Mark Lair to perform at the 2010 Jade's Jazz Festival!
Local Les Schwab Tire Center sponsors Auto Mechanic at Fest
Les Schwab Tire of La Pine sponsors Mark Lair, an extraordinary jazz singer/saxophonist from Iowa at the 2010 Jade's Jazz Festival! Mark owns an auto body and mechanic shop in northwest Iowa and we are pleased to present him at this year's festival.
World class lineup of Jazz musicians and vocalists from around the country descend upon scenic La Pine, Oregon for this August 6-8 Festival. Jade’s Jazz Festival August 6, 7, & 8th, is a benefit for La Pine Community Kitchen and La Pine Park & Recreation District. The event features live artists from around the country, as well as local musicians. Nestled against the Cascade Mountains, La Pine will be hosting Jazz greats such as David Patrone, from San Diego, California (www.davidpatrone.com), Detour:Jazz, from Bend, Oregon (www.detourjazz.com), Louis Landon, from New York (www.louislandon.com), Lino, now from Bend, Oregon (www.linomusic.com), Bella Via from Central Oregon, Mark Lair II, from Iowa, Bobby Gibson, now from Redmond, Oregon (www.bobbygibson.com), Hot Club du Jour, from the Oregon coast, Slick Side Down, from Portland/Bend (www.myspace.com/slicksidedown), JazzBros! from Bend, Oregon (www.bouheymusic.com), Nina Wachter, from Louisiana, and rachaelsong, from Terrebonne, Oregon (www.myspace.com/rachaelsongmusic). Recently back from London, performer/storyteller Guy J. Jackson will be Master of Ceremonies and will be featured throughout the festival. The event also features an appearance by “Kelly, the Crooning Mixologist”. Kelly Edwards is a producer and director, and currently has a hit play “Lamppost Reunion” at McMenamins in Bend. For more information about festival dates and times, go to www.jadesjazz.net.
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