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Jazz Unites, Inc To Leadoff Black History Month Celebrations With Annual Tribute to Marian Anderson & Mahalia Jackson

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Jazz Unites, Inc. presents The 21st Annual Historical/Musical Tribute to Marian Anderson and Mahalia Jackson. This award-winning event returns to the acoustically superior Harris Theater with an exciting musical mix of gospel, classical and jazz artists---including soprano Jonita Lattimore, gospel artist Roberta Thomas, and Broadway performer Aisha de Haas, backed by pianist Thomas Jefferson and jazz bassist John Whitfield, with narration by WGN-TV personality Merri Dee.

The Jazz Unites Benefit Reception follows the concert. Concert performers and other special guests will be in attendance at the Harris Theater's Donor Room. Legendary South Side music teacher Lena McLin is the guest of honor. Presented by Jazz Unites, Inc. on January 29, 2006 at the Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph St., Millennium Park, Chicago. Pre-concert refreshments 3:00 p.m., concert 4:00 p.m., reception immediately following concert. For information, call Jazz Unites at 773-734-2000. For tickets, contact the Harris Theater at 312-334-7777 or www.harristheaterchicago.org.

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