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Rich Szabo Organizes Benefit Concert

Normally, if one sees too many jazz concerts organized around one theme, it signifies a lack of imagination. In the case of benefits for the victims of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, however, the recent profusion of concerts signifies that jazz artists are treating the problem with the gravity and selflessness it deserves.

Livingston, N.J. trumpeter Rich Szabo (pictured left) organized the latest of these concerts, which will be held at the Orange Avenue School in Cranston, N.J. on Monday, Nov. 19. It will feature musician friends of Szabo’s from the New York area. And since the venue and the musicians’ time have been donated, every penny from the $10 suggested donation will go to the American Red Cross.

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