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Roy Haynes To Receive George Peabody Medal

Octogenarian drummer will also perform in Baltimore

Roy Haynes at CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival

Roy Haynes, the renowned 87-year-old drummer, will receive the George Peabody Medal for Outstanding Contributions to Music in America on May 24 at graduation ceremonies for the Peabody Conservatory, the music school of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Haynes will also appear with his Fountain of Youth Band in Baltimore on May 26 as part of the new Jazz at the Johns Hopkins Club series. For more information, visit Hopkins Club.

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