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Jon Hendricks to perform with UT jazz ensemble


Jon Hendricks

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Renowned jazz vocalist Jon Hendricks will perform with the University of Toledo jazz faculty ensemble, CrossCurrents, at 7 p.m. today at the Grand Plaza Hotel Ballroom, 444 N. Summit St.

The concert is sponsored by the Art Tatum Jazz Heritage Society. Tickets are $25 for society members, $35 for non-members, and $5 for students, and are available online at

Considered the "Father of Vocalese" — the art of setting lyrics to recorded jazz instrumental standards — The Toledo-raised Hendricks, now 92, is best known as a member of legendary jazz vocal trio Lambert, Hendricks and Ross in the 1950s and ’60s.

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