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Ronnie PIerce - Seattle Jazz Music Legend

R.I.P.
Ronnie E. Pierce
1928-2018
Ronnie Pierce was a local jazz legend who had been consistently performing in the Seattle area for 76 years, from age 14 until his passing at 90 years old. He has performed with icons such as Billie Holiday, Quincy Jones & Ray Charles, with a career that was born during the big band era of the 1940's-1950s, and continued through opening the 1962 worlds fair and countless other events spanning the decades, most recently performing at Beerfest 2018. He has been inducted into the Seattle jazz hall of fame and is documented in Seattle Library Archives. He has been written about in every major publication in Seattle and has been featured in local film documentaries, on TV & in multiple books about Seattle music history. 
    A free memorial concert comprised of some of Seattles most revered musicians and a few international names will be held on Monday, Nov 19th at 6pm-midnight at the Columbia City Theater. Donations are accepted at the door, and the event is 21+ only.
   Additional events are also in the works for summer, including a posthumous release of his music, historical exhibits, and a jazz tribute concert. A fund has been put in place to support these efforts and to preserve a part of Seattle music history through future exhibits and education.  Learn more about how you can help keep this unique part of Seattle jazz music history alive at www.JazzLegacyFund.com 

--Press Release-- - Ronnie Pierce Memorial: Legacy Concert

TITLE: Ronnie Pierce Memorial: Celebration of Life
TAG/TYPE: Jazz Concert
CONTACT: Rock Solomon, Mixdeity Ent. Info@Mixdeity.com 305-570-3000
ADDRESS: 4916 Rainier Ave S. Seattle, Washington 98118
DATE/TIME: Monday, Nov 19th, 6pm-Midnight
WEBSITE: www.JazzLegacyFund.com
FB EVENT: www.facebook.com/events/193428828135415
DONATE: www.gofundme.com/ronnie-pierce-jazz-legacy 
SHORT SUMMARY: 
A memorial concert for Seattle Jazz Legend Ronnie Pierce will be held at Columbia City Theatre on Nov 19th, from 6pm-midnight. Donation Only, 21+. The event will feature a long list of well known Seattle musicians and a few international names.  
MAIN ARTICLE:
Ronnie Pierce was a local jazz legend who had been consistently performing in the Seattle area for 76 years, from age 14 until his passing at 90 years old. He has performed with icons such as Billie Holiday, Quincy Jones & Ray Charles, with a career that was born during the big band era of the 1940's-1950s, and continued through opening the 1962 worlds fair and countless other events spanning the decades, most recently performing at Beerfest 2018. He has been inducted into the Seattle jazz hall of fame and is documented in Seattle Library Archives. He has been written about in every major publication in Seattle and has been featured in local film documentaries, on TV & in multiple books about Seattle music history. 
    A free memorial concert comprised of some of Seattles most revered musicians and a few international names will be held on Monday, Nov 19th at 6pm-midnight at the Columbia City Theater. Donations are accepted at the door, and the event is 21+ only.
   Additional events are also in the works for summer, including a posthumous release of his music, historical exhibits, and a jazz tribute concert. A fund has been put in place to support these efforts and to preserve a part of Seattle music history through future exhibits and education.  Learn more about how you can help keep this unique part of Seattle jazz music history alive at www.JazzLegacyFund.com 
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