Jazz festival salutes Gerald Albright as Artist of Year

Gerald Albright is a favorite of the Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival. One of the biggest stars of R & B, contemporary and straight-ahead jazz, Albright has earned his reputation as a musician’s musician. It’s the smooth stylings of this polished saxophonist and his dazzling stage presence that have earned him the title of Artist of the Year for the jazz festival’s 30th anniversary.  The Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival will take place Thursday, Oct. 17 through Sunday, Oct. 20. Go to rehobothjazz.com for tickets and information.

Albright will join his daughter Selina Albright at noon, Saturday, Oct. 19 at Cape Henlopen High School in Lewes.  Opening artists are Nick Colionne and Marion Meadows.

Gerald Albright became a popular session musician in the 1980s, playing on albums by Anita Baker, Ray Parker, Lola Folana, Atlantic Starr, Olivia…

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