Jazz in June festival draws crowds in Norman

The annual three-day Jazz in June festival that concluded Saturday in Norman featured nationally know musicians, jam sessions and free outdoor concerts.
by Jane Glenn Cannon Modified: June 25, 2012 at 7:23 pm •  Published: June 26, 2012

Musicians participating in this year's Jazz in June festival took time out Saturday to offer small-group jam sessions and clinics at the Santa Fe Depot. The three-day festival offered outdoor concerts Thursday and Friday at Brookhaven Village and Saturday at Andrews Park.

The festival draws an estimated 30,000 visitors to Norman each year for the free performances featuring some of the nation's top jazz musicians. This year's headliners included saxophonist David Sanborn, Steve Coleman and the Oklahoma Blues Society All Stars, Carolyn Wonderland, the Bert Dalton Brazil Project and the Ivan Pena Ensemble.

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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