Galesburg gears up for Rootabaga Jazz Fest

The Peoria Journal Star previews highlights of this year’s Knox-Rootabaga Jazz Festival.


The 2008 Knox-Rootabaga Jazz Festival will feature Cuban jazz legend Hilario Duran; a Chicago-based jazz-rock fusion group, the Renegades; and the Knox College Jazz Ensemble, in a series of concerts spanning Thursday through Saturday….In addition to the Saturday night concert, Duran, jazz vocalist Semenya McCord and drummer Brian Zeglis will lead a series of master classes from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday in Jay Hall, Ford Center for the Fine Arts, at Knox College. The classes are open to the public for observation.