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Hawaii: Maui's Jazzfest swings into action starting Sept. 4
Hawaii: Maui's Jazzfest swings into action starting Sept. 4

 Well-known musicians, including Les McCann, will have toes tapping and hands clapping when they gather early next month in Lahaina for the Maui Jazz & Blues Festival. The fourth annual festival,  set for the west Maui town that once was the center of the whaling industry, will run Sept. 4-7. The events will feature jazz, blues and Zydeco and some of the genres’ popular performers. The Jazz and Blues Kickoff Concert on Sept. 4 gets the party started. From 5-7 p.m., Duke’s Beach House will host award-winning alto saxophonist Donald Harrison, among others. The event is free, but table reservations should be made by calling (808) 662-2900.  Another free...

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