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Blues & Jazz 1973

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Blues & Jazz 1973

The big job of booking and scheduling this year's Ann Arbor Blues and Jazz Festival (Fri., Sat., and Sun. Sept. 7,8, and 9 at Otis Spann Field) is all done except for the special Detroit Blues package set for Sat. afternoon. Here's the tentative schedule:

Friday Night

Roosevelt Sykes, The Revolutionary Ensemble (Leroy Jenkins, Sirone, Jerome Cooper), J.B. Hutto & The Hawks, Count Basie & His Orchestra featuring Jimmy Ricks, Leon Thomas and his band, Freddie King and his band

Saturday Afternoon  MUSIC OF DETROIT

John Lee Hooker, Yusef Lateef, Detroit Blues (all artists to be announced), CJQ

Saturday Night

Big Walter Horton Blues Band, Jimmy Reed, Charles Mingus, The Ray Charles Show '73 starring Ray Charles & His Raelettes

Sunday Afternoon

Infinite Sound (Roland Young & Glenn Howell), Houston Stackhouse &Joe Willie Willkins & the King Biscuit Boys, Victoria Spivey and her band, Ornette Coleman Quartet, The Johnny Otis Show featuring Big Joe Turner, Eddie 'Cleanhead' Vinson, PeeWee Crayton, Louis Jordan, The Mighty Flea, Big Daddy Rucker, Marie Adams and the 3 Tons of Joy, the Otisettes, and the Johnny Otis Orchestra

Sunday Night

Hound Dog Taylor & the Houserockers, Mighty Joe Young Blues Band with Eddie Taylor, Homesick James, Lucille Spann, Sun Ra & his Intergalactic Discipline Arkestra, Luther Allison and his band

Discount Records is currently in the process of ordering as many albums by artists who will be appearing at the Festival as they can get their hands on. They should be stocked up by August 1, so check them out . . . Speaking of record stores, World Headquarters on Maynard St. has what must be the world's largest display of 1972 B&J albums in their front window, and quite a sight it is . . .