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Newsfront - February 6, 2009

Jazz at Peace features Marcus Shelby

The Jazz at Peace free concert series is presenting the Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra this Sunday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in "MLK," an oratorio for jazz orchestra composed by Shelby. This composition is a musical tribute to King and the freedom songs and spirituals of the Civil Rights Movement.

The concert is part of the Jazz at Peace series at Peace Lutheran Church, 3201 Camino Tassajara in Danville. The cultural event, which was planned to honor Black History Month, begins at 5 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 8.