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Trumpet legend coming to Louisville for live performance with U of L Jazz Ensemble

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A trumpet legend is coming to Louisville for a live performance with the University of Louisville Jazz Ensemble.

Doc Severinsen will perform Saturday night at a benefit called Jazz-4-Sight. The 90-year-old was the bandleader for The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson for several decades.

Proceeds from the event will be used to fund pediatric eye cancer research and vision screening for JCPS students along with scholarships for jazz students.

The concert starts at 8 p.m. Saturday at Comstock Hall on the Belknap Campus of U of  L.

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