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Legendary trombonist Fred Wesley performs in Syracuse
Legendary trombonist Fred Wesley performs in SyracuseApril 11, 2007SU News ServicesSUnews@syr.edu
Fred Wesley, legendary trombonist and music director for James Brown and a veteran of the Count Basie Orchestra, made his Syracuse solo debut on March 30. That afternoon, he gave a lecture titled “My Life in the Music Business,” followed by a standing-room-only performance at Funk ‘n Waffles, off Marshall Street.
Both events were sponsored by SU’s College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Fine Arts and Soling Program. A link to the lecture is available at http://emc3.syr.edu/fredwesley.asx.