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Exploring America's Classical Music with The Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong Alumni All Stars

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The "Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp" was established by Jackie Harris along with then Mayor of New Orleans, Marc Morial in 1995. This jazz music education program has provided the opportunity to more than 1200 young music students between the ages of 10 to 20 years old to study jazz in its birthplace. Harris serves as Executive Director and Producer of the jazz camp and is the Executive Director of the New Orleans Arts and Cultural Host Committee, the presenter of the program. SEPTEMBER 24TH, WASHINGTON, DC EVENT TO FEATURE JIMMY COBB'S "SO WHAT" BAND AND THE LOUIS "SATCHMO" ARMSTRONG SUMMER JAZZ CAMP ALUMNI ALL-STARS. Featuring Edward Kid Jordan, Kent Jordan-flute, Herlin Riley-drums, Courtney Ryan-piano, Brian Quezerque-bass, Calvin A Johnson-tenor sax, Gregory Agid-clarinet, Troy Andrew-trombone Washington, DC, September 9, 2009: Congressman John Conyers, Jr., Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, and Dean of the Congressional Black Caucus, will host the 24th Annual Jazz Issue Forum and Concert during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's 39th Annual Legislative Conference, September 23-26, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place, NW, Washington, DC 20001