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7th Annual ‘Great Night in Harlem’ Will Benefit Musicians in Need

The seventh annual “A Great Night in Harlem” concert will take place at the world-famous Apollo Theater on May 29th. The event benefits hundreds of musicians across the country, including many who suffered from Katrina as well as elder artists. Proceeds are used to prevent eviction and homelessness, and to provide free medical care and create employment.

Scheduled to appear: Bill Cosby • Dave Brubeck (pictured) • Danny Glover • Randy Weston • Frank Foster and his Loud Minority Big Band • Jimmy Heath • Phil Woods • Sweet Georgia Brown • James “Blood” Ulmer • Nnenna Freelon sings Billie Holiday • Gary Brown: From Joe Cocker’s original band • Leon Hendrix ( Jimi Hendrix’s brother on electric guitar) • Frank Wess • Cecil Bridgewater • Eric Lewis • The “Ma Rainey” of New Orleans’Blues Queens: Thais Clark with Dr. Michael White’s Original Liberty Brass Band • Buster Williams and more.

Ticket prices range from $50 to $5000. For more information call 212-245-3999 Ext. 28. Donations may also be made at Jazz Foundation.

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