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‘Queen of the Blues’ Alberta Adams coming to Oxford library

February 01, 2012

The Oxford Public Library will welcome Detroit's undisputed Queen of the Blues, Alberta Adams, for a special concert on Sunday, March 11 at 2 p.m.

Born July 26, 1917, Adams celebrated her 94th birthday last year.

Ms. Adams has toured with T-Bone Walker, Louis Jordan, Cleanhead Vinson, and has performed at the famous Apollo Theater with Dizzy Gillespie.

She is backed by the RJ Spangler Trio with Larry Smith on alto sax, a true jazz master.

This performance is made possible-in-part, by the generous support of the Jazz Foundation of America.

The Library is located at 530 Pontiac Road in Oxford.

For further information , please call (248) 628-3034 or visit online at

Be sure to check out the library's other gardenside musical programs coming this Spring – Michiwinds Chamber Ensemble in April and Jim Bach and Dana Bradshaw Classical Guitar Duo in May.