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Kirk Whalum And John Stoddart at Obu Jazz Festival at Oklahoma Baptist University, Raley Chapel

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Thu, April 6, 2017
7:30 pm

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Oklahoma Baptist University will host the fourth annual Bison Hill Jazz Festival Thursday, April 6. The festival will culminate in a 7:30 p.m. evening concert featuring Grammy and Dove-award winning saxophonist Kirk Whalum and Grammy-nominated pianist John Stoddart with the Bison Jazz Orchestra and OBU Gospel Choir. Admission is free and open to the public.

Whalum served as Whitney Houston’s saxophonist for seven years, and can be heard on her hit "I Will Always Love You." As a solo artist, he has recorded twenty-six albums, including four volumes of The Gospel According to Jazz, featuring original compositions and collaborations with top names in jazz. On Friday morning, April 7, Kirk Whalum will present a worship music workshop at 10 a.m., providing insight from his life and career. All events are free and open to the public, and will be held in Raley Chapel Potter Auditorium....

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Justin Pierce uploaded this event on April 3, 2017