Louisville's Loveable Legend

Phoot by Eddie Davis

Jimmy Raney has been a legend for years and now he has the medal to prove it. On Saturday, August 22, WFPL's Phil Bailey presented the lst Annual Helen Humes Jazz Legend Award to Raney during the "KFC Jazzin Central Park" weekend.

The weekend festivities were presented with the support of KFC Corporation and made possible with generous support from the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest National Jazz Network. Additional funding was provided by the LouisvilleJazz Society, the Louisville Board of Aldermen's 'Backyard Jazz' Series, the AFM Louisville Federation of Musicians and Musicians Performers Trust Fund.