TACH SPECIAL: The Auto Channel presents hot jazz and cool cars
Posted By Terry Callahan
May 23, 2001
Motorsports Editor, The Auto Channel
Live Broadband Video Broadcast Previews Upcoming Jazz Jubilee
Auto Central - May 22, 2001 - On Wednesday, May 23rd, THE AUTO CHANNEL will present more than three hours of great Jazz music in celebration of this weekend's Sacramento Jazz Jubilee - the world's largest jazz festival. The concert features FAT SAM, Scotland's premier band, with a special appearance by the Encina High School DIVINE STYLES band.
The concert will be broadcast live over the Internet from the TOWE AUTO MUSEUM in Sacramento, California. The live video broadcast will be available only to broadband and high-speed connectivity Internet users. Show time is 6:30PM Pacific Time, 9:30PM Eastern. Access to the broadcast is FREE, and can be found directly at http://www.theautochannel.com/vehicles/coll/museums/towe/fatsam.html.
Access to the broadcast can also be found at the TOWE AUTO MUSEUM website at http://www.toweautomuseum.org, or through THE AUTO CHANNEL's Main Studio at http://www.theautochannel.com.
The complete concert will also be subsequently archived for continuous on-demand access for all Internet users, regardless of connectivity speed. The URLs shown above will provide access to the archived version.
The TOWE AUTO MUSEUM, which was originally known as the TOWE FORD MUSEUM, now houses over 160 vehicles of all makes in a 71,000-square-foot building that is located on the banks of the Sacramento River. The collection includes some unusual models from Tucker and REO to a 1926 Cunningham Ambulance, thought to be the last remaining example. Performance cars include Cobra and Lotus, as well as motorcycles and dirt-track champ cars. Many of the original collection's standard-bearers are still there, including a 1919 Model T Center Door Sedan, a 1923 Model T Roadster, a 1928 Model A Pickup, a 1929 Model A Rumble seat Roadster, a 1932 Model B Roadster, a 1933 V8 Four-door Sedan, and a 1966 Shelby GT350.
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