Amelia Island Jazz Festival Announces 2018 Headliners
May 21, 2018 02:00AM
Henry Johnson, a disciple of jazz guitar greats Wes Montgomery and George Benson, has accompanied and performed with dozens of luminaries including Ramsey Lewis, vocalist Joe Williams, Dizzy Gillespie, and Stanley Turrentine. Johnson’s latest release, “Organic” is a collaboration with legendary singer Nancy Wilson. He will be backed by the Les DeMerle trio for his concert on Friday, October 12. Both artists will appear on programs at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club on Bill Melton Road.
Now in its 15th year, the AIJF will present a full week of jazz at various locations in Fernandina Beach, beginning with a free concert on October 7 at Amelia Park. For more information, visit www.ameliaislandjazzfestival.com or call (904) 504-4772.