John Reese
Legendary Mississippi Jazz Promotor

John Reese
John Reese seen at the microphone introducing legendary jazz saxophonist
Percy Heath during a historic BAMS sponsored concert in Jackson, Mississippi.

Comments about Hazlehurst, Mississippi native John Reese and the Black Arts Music Society (BAMS) from an interview with Mississippi Jazz Drummer Al Fielder

John Reese was born in Hazlehurst, Mississippi on October 10, 1930 and died November 7, 1999 in Jackson, Mississippi.

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