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Albany hears jazzy tunes for free

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March 29, 2008

Albany -- Albany residents got a musical treat Saturday night, and it was free.

The Albany State University Jazz Ensemble performed free of charge during the "The Mayor's Musical Celebration." This performance is the first of its kind in Albany.

"This is something that the city is giving to the citizens free of charge. So you can come back and relax and enjoy yourselves," said Mayor of Albany, Willie Adams.

"I hope the audience gets to see tomorrows musical professionals today here in Albany, GA. It's a tremendous opportunity to hear these musicians who for all intensive proposes are tomorrow's professionals," said Director of the Albany Civic Center Complex, John Mazolla.

The City of Albany in partnership with the Albany Municipal Auditorium plan to bring several free concerts throughout the year.

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