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Gibson®/Baldwin® Jazz Festival to be held at Whole Foods Market® Bowery The Whole Foods Market at Bowery and Houston in NYC and Gibson/Baldwin partner for a free two day jazz event A Bossa Nova Music Production Whole Foods Market and one of the leading manufacturers of musical instruments, Gibson/Baldwin, have joined forces to present the first annual Gibson/Baldwin Jazz Festival. The free festival features many international jazz artists including Jack Wilkins, Howard Alden, Allen Farnham, Joshua Breakstone, Ted Curson & The Spirit of Life Ensemble with special guest Yusef Lateef, Paul Abler, John DiMartino. Yusef Lateef will be signing copies of his book The Gentle Giant: The Autobiography of Yusef Lateef. Saturday, November 3 (5 PM -10:30 PM) Sunday, November 4 (2 PM-8:30 PM) "I believe that food and music comforts the soul, and when the opportunity came to work with Gibson/Baldwin and their roster of talent, I naturally thought the Bowery store as the perfect location for this groundbreaking event," said Rob Twyman, regional vice president for Whole Foods Market. The Whole Foods Market of Bowery is located at 95 East Houston Street - Between Bowery and Chrystie Streets, New York, NY. For more details contact or visit

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