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By The Skanner News | The Skanner News
Published: 22 February 2006

DePreist Family Jazz will present a concert featuring Akbar DePreist on drums, Jof Lee on piano and Ed Bennett on bass as part of the Portland Jazz Festival.

The concert, in honor of Black History Month, will be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, in the Old Church, 1422      S.W . 11th Ave.

The performance will include a special presentation of excerpts of Billy Taylor's work, "Peaceful Warrior," a piece that Taylor wrote and dedicated to the memory of the Rev. Martin Luther King.

Tickets are available at all Safeway TicketsWest locations and at the door. For advance tickets, call 503- 224-TIXX or visit www.ticketswest.com. Tickets prices are $15 for general admission; $13 for seniors and students with identification; young people 17 and under will be admitted free.

Call 503-517-3740 or write [email protected] for more information.

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