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The Eric Byrd Trio and the U.S. State Department Jazz Ambassadors

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6/16/2019 at 6:00 PM

The Eric Byrd Trio and the U.S. State Department Jazz Ambassadors give a swinging performance on the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage. To celebrate the centennial of Nat King Cole, pianist/vocalist Eric Byrd presents a program of originals and standards.

Presented in collaboration with the DC Jazz Festival.

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The Eric Byrd Trio

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