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Ursula Walker and Buddy Budson

We are pleased to announce, On August 5, 2012, Ursula received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2012 Detroit Black Music Awards, honoring her 60-year career as a jazz vocalist in Detroit.

We are pleased to announce that, after a stellar 60-year performing career as a jazz vocalist, Ursula Walker has just released her first CD entirely under her own name.





Saturday, August 30

Ursula Walker performs with
Chris Collins and the Detroit Jazz Festival All-Stars
A tribute to one of Detroit's bebop saxophone heroes, Sonny Red

Pyramid Stage

7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.

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Monday, September 1, 2014

Ursula Walker performs with the Detroit Jazz Festival Orchestra in a tribute to the legendary Detroit band leader, Jimmy Wilkins, who, at age 92, returns to his hometown from Las Vegas, for this special event.

The performance will feature arrangements by Jimmy’s brother, Ernie Wilkins, one of the great Count Basie Band arrangers. Buddy Budson will be the pianist with the D.J.F. Orchestra.

Chase Main Stage

1:45 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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Thursday, September 11th: 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Ursula Walker and the Buddy Budson Trio
Featuring Marion Haden and Gayelynn McKinney


An evening of gourmet food, fine wine, and cool jazz

To benefit the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation,

Westin Book Cadillac,
1114 Washington Blvd. in downtown Detroit,

For more information, visit wineanddineinthed.com
or call 248-921-8835)
[Click here to download a flyer]

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