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Various Artists: Jazz Celebration: A Tribute to Carl Jefferson

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It wasn’t just a jazz fest that took place on July 8, 1995, in Concord, California. It was also a love fest, celebrating the life of the late Carl Jefferson, founder and president of Concord Jazz, who died four months prior to this tribute concert.

And this well-produced boxed set lets us hear it all-five joyful hours of music from the cream of Concord Jazz’s crop of artists.

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