Salute to Allan Barnes
Funds will be used to help preserve The Allan Barnes Lgegacy and the establishment of The Allan Barnes Scholarship Fund to help send talented music students to college and the purchase of new instruments.
Allan Barnes was Co Founder of the Peaceful Warriors Project that celebrates the music of Veterans, preserves their stories and connects communities with Family Veteran Story.
Allan C. Barnes was a gifted instrumentalist, writer and teacher whose work will stand for his "masterful improvisation, supreme musicianship and his significant contributions to the preservation of the history of jazz."
Results of the fundraising efforts and the first instrument will be given at the Peaceful Warriors Project Salute to Allan Barnes at the Charles Wright Museum of Afican American History in Detroit Michigan on April 6th from 6-9PM.
Allan Barnes was an original member of the Blackbyrds who will be playing a musical tribute to Allan. Rayse Biggs will play musical tributes to Veterans like Donald Byrd, Clark Terry, Dave Brubeck and Allan Barnes.
Allan Barnes Biography
Allan Barnes Discography
The Allan C. Barnes Peaceful Warriors Project
Rayse Biggs and the Peaceful Warriors Project Band
"A Night in Tunisia"
Sunny Wilkinson Honors Allan Barnes with "There Will Never Be Another You"