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Feb. 26 Houston Person, Wycliffe Gordon, Joe Ascione, John Cocuzzi in Sacramento, CA

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Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008 at 7 pm in Sacramento, CA

NEW ORLEANS JAZZ with EAST COAST CLASS at a concert fundraiser for the annual Trad. Jazz Youth Band Festival (TJYBF). The Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society and Nelmar Construction present Ed Polcer's East Coast All-Stars at a fundraiser for the annual Trad. Jazz Youth Band Festival.

The “Long Live JAZZ" concert features nationally-known musicians Wycliffe Gordon (of the Lincoln Center Orch.) and saxophonist Houston Person as part of a sextet performing classic jazz and swing for dancers and listeners alike. Joe Ascione, known for the “Frank & Joe Show," will be on drums, while swingster John Cocuzzi will be on piano and vibraphone.

The East Coast All-Stars will perform at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008 at Christ Unity Church in Sacramento. (9249 Folsom Blvd. near La Riviera Dr., 10 min. east of Sac.) KXJZ radio host George Esposito will emcee the concert, underwritten by Nelmar Construction and primarily sponsored by Arbors Records “Statesmen of Jazz" and KXJZ. Tickets are $25 in advance; $35 at the door.

“Send-a-Student" tickets may be purchased to allow STJS to send worthy young musicians to the concert for free. “Patron" tickets are $100 and include preferred seating plus a chance to mingle with the musicians at a pre-concert reception.

Feb. 26 East Coast All-Stars: Ed Polcer, cornet; Houston Person, t.sax; Wycliffe Gordon, trombone; John Cocuzzi, vibraphone/piano; Richard Simon, bass; Joe Ascione, drums.

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