The 16th annual Musical Salute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will pay tribute to one of America's greatest men of freedom, justice and equality.

Part of the official Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Celebration, the concert will feature the Savannah Jazz Orchestra and the Savannah Arts Academy Skyelite Band.

The performance will begin at 7 p.m. Jan. 14 at the Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St.

There will be a dessert reception during intermission. Admission is free.

The Savannah Jazz Orchestra will be led by Teddy Adams and Randall Reese. Vann Thornton will lead the Skyelite Jazz Band.

The Skyelite Jazz Band has traveled the globe representing Savannah and has won many awards and accolades.

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