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Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead 2002

Betty Carter's Jazz Ahead 2002 is produced by the Kennedy Center Education Department, Derek Gordon, vice president, and is part of the Kennedy Center's Jazz Programs, Dr. Billy Taylor, artistic advisor. These concerts and residency are the fifth in this annual Kennedy Center program.2002 Jazz Ahead Participants Rahsaan Barber, jazz saxophonist/composer, grew up in Nashville, Tennessee, in a music loving family. Rahsaan, whose twin brother is the jazz trombonist Roland Barber, was inspired by the great saxophonist Ben Webster and began playing in junior high school.

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