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Friday, June 2: Sweet Jazz: Roger Humphries and the RH Factor in Bell Acres
6 p.m.

A local jazz legend heats up the Sweetwater Center for the Arts music series. Next up for the outdoor lawn concert at a private residence in Bell Acres is internationally renowned drummer and band leader Roger Humphries, who performs with his group, RH Factor. Born in 1944 in Pittsburgh, Humphries started playing professionally at age 14 and led an ensemble at Carnegie Hall two years later. His impressive experience in jazz, R&B and pop includes performing and recording with musical giants such as Ray Charles, Horace Silver, Billy Preston and Dizzy Gillespie. Buy tickets.