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Jazz in June's 'Blues Under the Stars' concerts continue in Norman

Nationally known saxophonist David Sanborn will close out three days of evening Jazz in June performances Saturday at Andrews Park in Norman.
by Jane Glenn Cannon Modified: June 22, 2012 at 8:12 pm •  Published: June 23, 2012
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Saxophonist David Sanborn will close out the annual Jazz in June festival with a free performance at 9 p.m. Saturday at Andrews Park, 201 E Daws St.

One of the most commercially successful American saxophonists to earn prominence since the 1980s, Sanborn has released 24 albums, won six Grammy Awards and has had eight gold albums and one platinum album.

New Horizons Jazz Band will kick off Saturday night's concert at 6 p.m., followed by performances by the Norman North High School Jazz Choir, the Norman High School Jazz Combo and the Ivan Pena Ensemble.

The evening's event will cap three days of free “Blues Under the Stars” concerts that featured headliners Steve Coleman and the Oklahoma Blues Society All Stars and Carolyn Wonderland on Thursday night, and What's That and the Bert Dalton Brazil Project on Friday night.

by Jane Glenn Cannon
Senior Reporter
A native of Oklahoma, Jane Glenn Cannon is an award-winning reporter who has covered everything from crime, courts and government to entertainment and features. She wrote a popular personal column for many years. She is a former associate writer...
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