B-PEP Jazz annual Fun-Raiser

SPECIAL HONOREES—A special part of the annual B-PEP Jazz Awards and Fundraiser event was the honoring 70-year old musicians plus Pittsburgh Jazz honorees. Sitting from left: Tim Stevens, Al Dowe, George “Duke” Spaulding, Shawnee Lake, Harold Betters, and Nelson Harrison. Standing from left: Roger Humpries, Sunny Sunseri, Betty Douglas, Lou Stellute, and Roger Barbour.
SPECIAL HONOREES—Sitting from left: Tim Stevens, Al Dowe, George “Duke” Spaulding, Shawnee Lake, Harold Betters, and Nelson Harrison. Standing from left: Roger Humphries, Sunny Sunseri, Betty Douglas, Lou Stellute, and Roger Barbour.

A special part of the annual B-PEP Jazz Awards and Fundraiser event was the honoring 70-year old musicians plus Pittsburgh Jazz honorees.
AWARDEES—From left: Mark Brentley, George Smith, Casey Duchanan-Smith, Alex Mathews, and Randall Taylor. (Photos by J.L. Martello)
AWARDEES—From left: Mark Brentley, George Smith, Casey Duchanan-Smith, Alex Mathews, and Randall Taylor. (Photos by J.L. Martello)

 
 
CELEBRITY EMCEES—Two of the nights emcees were Harold Hayes and Debbie Norrell.
CELEBRITY EMCEES—Two of the nights emcees were Harold Hayes and Debbie Norrell.

 
 
HONOREES—James and Pamela Johnson founders of the Afro-American Music Institute.
HONOREES—James and Pamela Johnson founders of the Afro-American Music Institute.

 
 
GUITAR LEGENDS—50-years of friendship and playing the guitar are from left: Jazz legends Kennard Roosevelt, Ronald Wingfield, and Eric Johnson.
GUITAR LEGENDS—50-years of friendship and playing the guitar are from left: Jazz legends Kennard Roosevelt, Ronald Wingfield, and Eric Johnson.

 
 
ERIC JOHNSON PLAYING THE GUITAR
ERIC JOHNSON PLAYING THE GUITAR

 
 
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TONI CAMPBELL ON SAX

 
 
TIM STEVENS
TIM STEVENS

 
 
BETTY DOUGLAS PERFORMING
BETTY DOUGLAS PERFORMING

 
 
LISA SYLVESTER WPXI news anchor, Emceed part of the program.
LISA SYLVESTER WPXI news anchor, Emceed part of the program.

 
 
KENNY BLAKE ON SAX
KENNY BLAKE ON SAX

 
 
KENNARD ROOSEVELT ON GUITAR
KENNARD ROOSEVELT ON GUITAR

 
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