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The Life and Times of Olu Dara aka Charlie Jones


The Life and Times of Olu Dara aka Charlie Jones

This tribute hosted by actor Avery Brooks will feature an exciting lineup of performers paying homage to the unique and multi-talented artist Olu Dara.

Performing artists include: Cassandra Wilson, The Olu Dara Band with Lady Cantrese, Sounds In Motion, Melba Joyce, The Brawner Brothers, Amiri Baraka, Omar Edwards, The Tony Terrell Caribbean Jazz Quartet, and Makane Kouyate with Dembaya. Musical Director: Kwatei Jones-Quartey.

Post-Reception with The Reggie Quinerly Trio for VIP ticket holders starts at 9:30 p.m.

Tribute Committee: Malaika Adero, Roberta Alloway, Celeste Bullock, Jill Newman, LaMarr Robinson, Greg Tate, Lana Turner.

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