The 4th annual Bob Richardson Memorial Jazz Concert will be held Saturday, June 14, 2008, at the Auburn University Goodwin Music Building. The Guest Artist will be J. Hatch, jazz pianist from Germany. Sonny Harris, drummer from Birmingham, is part of the jazz trio along with Robert Dickson, bassist from Atlanta, Georgia. There will also be a special appearance by Gary Wheat, saxophonist from Birmingham.
This event honors the former Director of the Jazz Studies Program at Auburn University, Bob Richardson, who died in 1992. This concert’s purpose is to honor Bob through the music of his now mature students, to support working jazz musicians and live jazz performance, and to bring a cultural event to the Auburn Community.
The concert will take place at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students with ID. For more information, phone (334) 844-8363 or (334) 750-8697.