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Today is the Centennial of Nat King Cole’s Birth

He was born in Montogmery on this date one century ago.

We’re covering a celebratory event in downtown Montgomery, and will have  a report on CBS 8 and ABC 32 at 10:00 PM tonight. But CBS News included a nice video tribute for him in their Sunday Morning program.You can watch it online HERE.   He died on February 15, 1965, aged 45. Categories: Montgomery, Statewide Tags: 100th birthday, ABC 32,…

Montgomery Born Nat King Cole

He would have turned 100 next month.

The Nat King Cole Society will hold a celebration and scholarship fundraiser on March 17….the day he would have turned 100. The house in which Cole was born is being preserved on the ASU campus, and work  on exhibits telling his story are being prepared for the interior. The March 17th event will be held at the Renaissance Convention Center…

Nat King Cole Jazz Festival Returns to Montgomery

Alabama State University’s National Public Radio station – WVAS 90.7 FM – will present the second annual Nat King Cole Society Jazz Festival onSunday, September 4, at the Riverwalk Amphitheater in downtown Montgomery. The Jazz Festival will pay tribute to both Natalie and Montgomery native, Nat King Cole, whose boyhood home is preserved and located on the campus of ASU. JAZZ RIVER CRUISE @…