Official website and blog of trombone legend Fred Wesley
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Celebrating "Dr." Benny Golson!
Fred is celebrating the great jazz composer and saxophonist
, now Dr. Benny Golson thanks to an honorary doctorate he
received last week
from his alma mater,
. Fred is a longtime fan and admirer of Dr. Golson and, as the 2007 recipient of the Howard University Jazz Ensemble's
Benny Golson Jazz Master Award
, the two are forever connected through Howard.
Fred is proud to be a recipient of the award, and sends his warm congratulations on the well-deserved doctorate degree.
Dr. Benny Golson after receiving his doctorate at Howard.
May 14, 2014
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