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For Planning Purposes Tuesday, April 2, 2013 Contact Curt Reilly, 850.559.

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Downtown Tallahassee Business Association & Tallahassee Downtown Improvement Authority to Host the Second Saturday in the Park Jazz Concert in its 2013 Series
Richie Summa and Leon Anderson, Jr. to Perform this Saturday Tallahassee, Fla. The Downtown Tallahassee Business Association (DTBA) and the Tallahassee Downtown Improvement Authority (TDIA) will host its second jazz concert in its 2013 Saturday in the Park Concert Series on Saturday, April 6, 2013, from 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. EDT in Ponce de Leon Park, Tallahassee. Performing this week will be Richie Summa and Leon Anderson, Jr. The Saturday in the Park Concert Series is free and open to the public. Richie Summa hails his guitar studies with Sal Salvador, one of the jazz greats. Over the course of his career, Summa backed such entertainers as Engelbert Humperdinck, Julie Andrews, The Fifth Dimension and more. Leon Anderson, Jr. is the director of Jazz Studies at Florida State University and his musical experience includes that of a classical and jazz percussionist, educator, clinician and composer. Musical recordings include Summas Tear It Down, along with others, and collaborations with David Sanchez, Mike Wolf, Judy Collins, Jason Marsalis and more. ALL INTERESTED MEDIA ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND: Event: Richie Summa and Leon Anderson, Jr. to Perform at the 2013 Saturday in the Park Concert Series Saturday, April 6, 2013 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. EDT Ponce De Leon Park West Park Ave, Tallahassee, Fla.

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PAGE 2: SATURDAY IN THE PARK CONCERT SERIES Note: The concert series is free and open to the public. Lawn chairs and blankets are welcome. Great food and drinks from area food trucks, restaurants and businesses will be available for purchase.

For a complete list of events for the 2013 Saturday in the Park Concert Series, please see tentative schedule detailed below: Dates April 6 May 4 June 1 July 6 August 3 September 7 October 5 November 9 Performers Richie Summa and Leon Anderson, Jr. Leon Anderson Group featuring Avis Berry The Lindsey Sarjeant Group Cari Eden Kindl The Scott Campbell Group TBA FSU Jazz Faculty Group Downtown Tallahassee Music Fest Channel 27 New Years Eve Promotion

Joining the DTBA and the TDIA in sponsoring the 2013 Saturday in the Park Concert Series is the City of Tallahassee and their Parks and Recreation Department; Tallahassee Magazine; WTXL-TV ABC 27 Tallahassee; Bascom Communications & Consulting, LLC; Tallahassee Democrat; Cumulus Radio Tallahassee; Putt-R-There; Eubanks, Barrett, Fasig & Brooks; Hopping Green & Sams; Mainline Information Systems: and Summit Group Commercial Properties. For more information on the 2013 Saturday in the Park Concert Series, please contact TallahasseeSaturdayInThePark@gmail.com or Curt Reilly at 850.559.4277. We also invite you to join our public event on Facebook at FB.com/TallahasseeSaturdayInThePark. ###