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Willis Conover Memorial Concert Saturday, 26 April 2008

Concert included a Tribute to Quincy Jones

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Join fellow jazz enthusiasts for the 2008 Willis Conover Memorial Concert, with a Tribute to Quincy Jones, featuring the Blues Alley Youth Orchestra and the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra. The concert will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2008, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. in the auditorium of VOA headquarters, the Cohen building. The address is 330 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC. Entrance to the building is located on C Street.

Reservations are required, and unfortunately the CONCERT IS COMPLETELY BOOKED.

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Security screening will be in effect and photo ID will be required to enter the Cohen Building. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

Willis Conover was an internationally-known jazz aficionado, who brought "America's music" to millions around the world for more than 40 years on VOA's airwaves. Well-connected within the jazz community but little-known in the United States, he was particularly popular in the countries behind the Iron Curtain during the Cold War. For more information, including downloadable photos, audio clips, and excerpts from other concerts, visit our Willis Conover page.