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Memories Of The Ohio Valley Jazz Festival Captured In A New Book

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This weekend's Cincinnati Music Festival is the current name for what began decades ago as The Ohio Valley Jazz Festival

Scott Santangelo, nephew of the event's founder Dino Santangelo, has just released The Ohio Valley Jazz Festival, a new book full of memories and photographs, and he's with our John Kiesewetter.