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Jazz Standard Hosts Tribute To Mark Ledford

Musicians, friends and family will come together on Tuesday, February 15 at Jazz Standard to remember multi-instrumentalist Mark Ledford, who died last month. Numerous artists are scheduled to appear, including Lenny White, Victor Bailey, Carla Cook, Randy Brecker, Alex Bugnon and Jim Beard. Proceeds from the tribute will be given to Ledford’s family.

Ledford, a quadruple threat as vocalist, trumpeter, guitarist and drummer, died of heart disease on November 1, 2004 at 44 years old. Ledford had made a name for himself in the past several years through his work with Pat Metheny, Bobby McFerrin, Mary J. Blige, Eliane Elias and others.

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