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Lineup for the 2012 Jazz Festival marks 30th season

Rebecca KohlSky-Hi NewsWinter Park, CO Colorado

Musician Brian Culbertson returns to this year's Winter Park Jazz Festival. Culbertson is pictured during his performance at the 2010 festival. Byron Hetzler/Sky-Hi News file photo

The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce has released an electrifying lineup for the 2012 Jazz Festival. The music plays for two days, July 21-22, in Hideaway Park. This year marks the 30th Anniversary for the festival, which draws crowds from around the country.Saxophonist David Sanborn is headlining the festival with the help of Brian Culbertson. Sanborn will be on his Dream 25th Anniversary Tour this summer, commemorating his song The Dream. He is a winner of six Grammy Awards, and has had eight Gold albums and one Platinum album. Sanborn’s music encompasses pop, R&B and traditional jazz. Culbertson performs “funk-based” music on the keyboard and trombone. He has been a regular opening act in Las Vegas for Barry Manilow since 2007.Charlie Wilson will be closing out Saturday night. Wilson is a six-time Grammy Award nominee, R&B singer-songwriter-producer. He was named Billboard Magazine’s #1 Adult R&B artist in 2009. Reserved seating is available for the first time for V.I.P. and Gold ticket holders.Tickets can be purchased by calling 888-409-5974 or online at boxoffice@playwinterpark.com. Tickets are on sale now.

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