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Carlton Jackson 2008 OMHOF ceremony

Carlton Jackson at the 2008 OMHOF induction ceremony. photo by Buko

Celebration of Life for Carlton Jackson

Sunday, August 22, 2021 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

The Alberta Abbey Arts Space at 126 NE Alberta

For those who aren’t familiar with Alberta Abbey, it’s a former church on NE Alberta and Mallory, that has for many years served as a non-profit arts space and performance venue. The PDX Jazz Festival used to have offices upstairs and presented concerts there

Greg Johnson Health Update

As you may know, Greg Johnson had a stroke right after completing his first chemo treatment the last week of May. Greg will be in the hospital at Providence St. Vincent in Portland, then be transferred to a care facility before starting a rehabilitation program.  After the rehab is complete, Greg will be reevaluated for the restart of his cancer treatment.CBA President Greg Johnson diagnosed with cancer

This is devastating news for his wife Cherie, his family and friends, the CBA and of course the greater Pacific NW Blues Community.

If you are in a position to help financially, please donate to the Go Fund Me https://gofund.me/19a001b2

*Save the date for the first music fundraiser planned for Saturday July 17th, at the Mulino Blues Festival.

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