TULSA, Okla. - Quick Facts:
- Fans and musicians came together to honor Leon Russell in a tribute concert at Cain's Ballroom
- Music legend Russell died at the age of 74 last month
- Russell grew up in Tulsa and is considered one of the founders of the Tulsa Sound
- He performed with dozens of musicians and is in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
- Musicians who worked with him and considered him a mentor and icon honored him Thursday night at Cain's Ballroom
Dozens of musicians came together Thursday night to pay tribute to Leon Russell.
Cain’s Ballroom hosted “A Tribute to Leon” with performers including Paul Benjamin, Chuck Blackwell, Jim Byfield, Wink Burcham, Beau Charron, John Cooper, Tommy Crook, Gene Crose, John Fullbright, Steve Hamm, Ben Han, Matt Harris, Brandon Holder, Jimmy Karstein, Rodney Lay, Brian Lee, Jimmy Markham, Peter Mayo, Mike MacKay, Ron McRorey, Jamie Oldaker, Bill Pair, Brad Piccolo, Walt Richmond, Bobby Taylor, David Teegarden, Charles Tuberville, Casey Van Beek, Jack Wessel, Don White, Steve White and Johnny Williams.
WATCH THE RECORDED SHOW HERE:
FOX23's Cailey Dougherty previewed the concert Thursday on Facebook Live:
An emotional tribute was given to Russell at his public memorial service last month in Tulsa:
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