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Donald Harrison presents four-day Afro-New Orleans Music Festival

Saxophonist Donald Harrison, who was recently honored as a Jazz Master by the National Endowment for the Arts, will lead a series of two performances and two workshops collectively titled The Afro-New Orleans Music Festival from April 16-19. Harrison is also a Mardi Gras Indian Big Chief with the Guardians of the Flame.
NEW ORLEANS, LA
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Donald Harrison brings "the whole lineage of the music" as a 2022 NEA Jazz Master

This evening at the SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco, The National Endowment for the Arts will inaugurate four new NEA Jazz Masters, bestowing this nation’s highest honor for living jazz musicians. We’ve been celebrating the new class of honorees this week, and we close out the series with alto saxophonist, bandleader, and cultural activist Donald Harrison, Jr.
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NEA Jazz Masters 2022: Stanley Clarke, Billy Hart, Donald Harrison, Jr., and Cassandra Wilson

Reprinted by permission of the New Jersey Jazz Society. In 1982 the National Endowment for the Arts established a Jazz Masters Series Award and government grant given annually to the country's most impactful jazz musicians. The first recipients 40 years ago included Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, and Sun Ra. The list has since expanded to include many more exceptional jazz artists over the past four decades. Here are brief profiles of this year's recipients: Stanley Clarke, Billy Hart, Donald Harrison Jr, and Cassandra Wilson. They will each receive a $25,000 award and will be honored at a concert on Thursday, March 31 at a concert produced by SF JAZZ held at the San Francisco JAZZ Center.
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Donald Harrison

Donald Dwayne Harrison, 61, of Wingo, died on Thursday, April 8, 2021, at his home. He was a member and deacon at New Vision Baptist Church and an employee of Cleaver Construction in Murray. Mr. Harrison is survived by his wife, Dreama Thacker Harrison; his mother, Bessie Sykes Harrison of...
WINGO, KY
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Donald Harrison

WINGO — Donald Harrison, 61, of Wingo, died on Thursday, April 8, 2021, at his home. Arrangements were incomplete at Byrn Funeral Home in Mayfield.
WINGO, KY