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Qello Concert – Ray Charles Live at Montreux (1997)

July 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Running Time: 1 Hour and 11 Minutes

Release Date: 1997

Ray Charles was one of the true pioneers of soul music. Born in Georgia in 1930 he was one of the first performers to mix gospel, R & B and jazz to create a new form of black pop music that would come to be known as soul. His voice and delivery were strikingly different and instantly recognizable. He had his first hits in the early 50’s and was still hitting the charts into the 21st century.  This concert was filmed at the Montreux Jazz Festival on July 19, 1997 and features Ray Charles and his orchestra, led by sax player Al Jackson, and of course The Raelettes. The set includes many of his most popular tracks such as Shadows Of My Mind, Georgia On My Mind, and the No.1 hit I Can’t Stop Loving You.

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Details

Date:
July 16
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Old Bridge Public Library
One Old Bridge Plaza
Old Bridge, 08857
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Website:
http://www.oldbridgelibrary.org/