Famed Jazz Saxophonist to Play Fayetteville December 17

September 2016

Fayetteville -  Acclaimed Saxophonist, vocalist and educator Walter Beasley will play a concert at Fayetteville State University (FSU) December 17th  at JW Seabrook Auditorium.   A leading alto and soprano saxophonist and prominent vocalist all the same, Beasley is hailed by fans for his thrilling performances along the East Coast and throughout the U.S. and Caribbean. Notable performances include the all-star tour To Grover, With Love, performing alongside Chuck Loeb, Buddy Williams and Andy Snitzer and performing as the headlining act for the 2011 Playboy Jazz Festival.

Trumpeter Willie Bradley will open the concert.  Bradley plays internationally with the James Brown Band. He spent 2014 and 2015 touring France, Japan and Europe. 

Art & Health Awareness Foundation, Inc. coordinated the concert as part of their mission to produce educational concerts that appeal across cultures and generations.   “Our audiences are mature and family centric,” said Deborah Charity, organizer. “The event will be a dressy affair; black tie is welcomed.”

Tickets go on sale September 19th. Prices are $52.50 to $72. Tickets can be purchased HERE or by  calling eTix Call Center at 1-800-514-3849.

For more information, contact Deborah Charity at 757-636-2333 or [email protected].  

About The Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

The Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (FACVB) is a private, not-for-profit organization responsible for positioning Cumberland County as a destination for conventions, sporting events and individual travel. For additional information, visit www.VisitFayettevilleNC.com  or call 1-888-98-HEROES. Cumberland County is the America's first military sanctuary.

Press Contact: Melody Foote (mfoote@visitfayettevillenc.com), 888-98-HEROES

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