Wes Montgomery "Echoes of Indiana Avenue" CD Release and 88th Birthday Party Celebration

When: Tue., March 6, 6:30-9:30 p.m. 2012

Hosted by Chuck Workman, WICR-fm and NUVOSchedule of Evening Events:

6:30 – 7:30 mix and mingle with music by the Bill Lancton / Steve Weakley Trio

7:30 – 8:00 Ceremony

8:00 – close: Indy Guitar Summit w/ Bill Lancton, Steve Weakley, Frank Steans and special guests.

This special evening will pay tribute to the late, great jazz guitarist Wes Montgomery. Mr. Montgomery redefined jazz guitar in the 50′s & 60′s and has been a major influence to guitarist and musician in every genre since. Scheduled to speak are…

Robert Montgomery

The Honorable Gregory A Ballard - Mayor of Indianapolis

Zev Feldman, producer of Echoes of Indiana Avenue, and Executive Vice President & General Manager of Resonance Records

Dr. David Baker – IU’s legendary jazz educator, composer & performer

Melvin Rhyne – B-3 organist, pianist, member of the original Wes Montgomery Trio

Mingo Jones – jazz bassist, IJF Jazz Hall of Fame recipient

Duncan Scheidt – legendary jazz photographer

The Jazz Kitchen’s full dinner menu will be available throughout the evening.

Price: $10.

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