September 14, 2012
Jazz musicians Grace Kelly and Jason Palmer, acclaimed as two who are now ushering in the future of the idiom, perform in the 2011 Lake George Jazz. Weekend. Headlining the 2012 edition of the festival will be saxophonist Donald Harrison, presenting a special evening presentation at 7:30 Saturday with his Congo Square Nation band. He is the originator of Noveau Swing, combining traditional New Orleans jazz and contemporary influences. Harrison was named a top artist by Jazziz magazine in 2007, and has nurtured a number of arenowned musicians.
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For over a quarter-century, the Lake George Jazz Weekend has brought some of the finest jazz musicians alive to an incomparably intimate lakeside setting. This year's roster of talent is outstanding.