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Lao Tizer will lead his band in concert to benefit the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival's - Student Instrument Contest / Grateful Web

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Keyboardist and composer Lao Tizer will lead his band that features GRAMMY Award winning saxophonist Eric Marienthal and the mesmerizing world music violinist Karen Briggs in a concert to benefit the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival's Student Instrument Contest.  Winners of the 2020 contest will be honored during the broadcast. The free event will be streamed live on the festival's Facebook page, website and YouTube channel, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, 9 p.m. EST/6 p.m. PST.

The inaugural livestream broadcast will feature the Lao Tizer band playing material from the groups latest Billboard Jazz Top 10 release, Songs From The Swinghouse, in addition to a tribute to John Coltrane, and other special surprises.  Vocalist Michelle Coltrane, step-daughter of the late jazz saxophone icon will join the band for a guest appearance.

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