Friday, March 9, 2012

World-class Jazz and Blues Coming to 2012 Savannah Music Festival

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From March 22 through April 7, the Savannah Music Festival features a wide variety of artists in jazz and blues. Performances such as "Sanctified Steel and Southern Soul" with Ruthie Foster and the Campbell Brothers create one-time only double bills. "Blow My Blues Away" includes Luncky Peterson's band and the Joe Krown Trio with Walter "Wolfman" Washington and Russell Batiste, Jr. Savannah's distinctive jazz programming involves master veteran players such as Kenny Barron, Jon Faddis, Cedar Walton, Wycliffe Gordon, Marcus Roberts, Jeff Clayton and many others, in addition to the Brian Blade Fellowship Band, Brad Mehldau & Joshua Redman, Aaron Diehl and more in a series of original programs. American Songbook productions such as "Cole in the Afternoon" with the Freddy Cole Quartet and the Marcus Roberts Trio, and "Here to Stay: the Gershwin Experience" with Kevin Cole and Sylvia McNair, round out the program, along with "The Hallelujah Train" featuring the Zion Baptist Mass Choir of Shreveport with Brian Blade, Buddy Miller, Daniel Lanois, Greg Leisz and many others. Festival tickets range from $15 to $85, and are available by calling 912-525-5050 or visiting

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