Central High Jazz Ensembles - 1968-69

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During this Christmas week, on December the 23rd, there was an exciting happening. Five former students from the 1968 and 1969 years at Central High School were in town for a jazz session at the Kings Palace on Beale Street here in Memphis. They all have gone on to exciting music careers and gathered for this one special night. There were also many other students from these years present to help celebrate this event. It was a great joy for me to visit and hear these wonderful musicians again. I want to share the photos that I took with all that were present and others that couldn't make it.




Bill Mobley, Trumpet
Central
Jazz Quintet

Kings Palace Cafe
December 23, 2003



Gary Topper, Tenor Sax



James Williams, Piano

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Sylvester Sample, Bass


James Baker, Drums


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