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  • Festival Audio - Fred Wesley and the New JBs

    This installment of Festival Audio features a live evening concert performance by Fred Wesley and the New JBs. Fred Wesley is a legendary trombone player, who has performed with and composed for some of R&B’s most successful artists including James Brown and George Clinton. To read more about the group click here

    This recording was made on July 7, 2011, at the Motor City Stage of the Rhythm and Blues Program at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington, D.C. Running time is 91 minutes. Enjoy!

    Festival Audio - Fred Wesley and the New JBs

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