Backstage before East Coast Jazz Revue performance with Cedar Walton (seated), Vince Herring, David "Happy" Williams, Willie Jones, III (blue tie) and founder of East Coast Jazz Revue, Larry Turner.
Back stage Cedar Walton (seated), Vince Herring, David Happy Williams
U.S. Postal Jazz Stamp unveiled during 2011 East Coast Jazz Revue Concert
Reception of Honor to welcome Buster Williams Quartet Something More, Roger Humphries' RH Factor and to honor two of the 8 remaining WWII veterans who integrated the Modern Navy as bandsmen.
Artists peruse the work of Ivey Hayes at Reception of Honor. Left, trumpeter, Sean Jones, drummer Allen Nelson and jazz icon Buster Williams bassist.
Book Signing at the WHERE RIVERS MEET: A JAZZ HOLIDAY - The Forgotten Firsts: B-1 and the Integration of the Modern Navy by Professor Alex Albright of East Carolina University.
The Reception of Honor Honorees: Anthony Moseley and the two of 8 remaining members of the Forgotten First B-1 band, Huey Lawrence, and Abe Thurman. Mr. Moseley was the first Black band officer in the Marine Corps.
Original artwork by NC artist Ed Macomber of the late NEA Jazz Master Cedar Walton
WHERE RIVERS MEET: A JAZZ HOLIDAY Carl Walton receives original artwork by Ed Macomber of his father, Cedar Walton. Holding it with him is Buster Williams joined by pianist, Brandon McCune, drummer Allen Nelson, saxophonist, Bruce Williams, Walton's wife Dawn and East Coast Jazz Revue reps.
WHERE RIVERS MEET SUMMER JAZZ FESTIVAL - Jazz pianist/composer Helen Sung, and legendary jazz drummer, Roger Humphries performed at the festival
WHERE RIVERS MEET SUMMER JAZZ FESTIVAL (August 2014) 2014 Grammy Winner, Gregory Porter (center) with Elevations, left to right: Brett Wiliams, Benny Benack, George Heid, III, Michael Stephenson, Anton DeFade.
WHERE RIVERS MEET SUMMER JAZZ FESTIVAL
WHERE RIVERS MEET SUMMER JAZZ FESTIVAL - Classically trained pianist Helen Sung during the finale with Gregory Porter, Roger Humphries, Anton DeFade, Michael Stephenson, and Benny Benack III.