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Lionel Hampton Jazz Fest Returning to Idaho for 42nd Year

The Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival at the University of Idaho, held Feb. 25-28, 2009, will pay tribute to world rhythms of jazz and will honor jazz great Ray Brown.


§ Wednesday, Feb. 25, Latin Rhythms Meet Dizzy Gillespie: This evening’s all-star lineup will explore both sides of Gillespie. Jon Faddis will lead an all-star band with guest trumpeters in a horn blow-out. Also featured are vocalist Jackie Ryan and Jose Rizo’s “Jazz on the Latin Side All Stars.”

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