NEW YORK (BUSINESS WIRE) July 20, 2001
In response to the letter sent by Jermaine Jackson and Randy Jackson to the media, World Events Air Jordan 4s LLC president David Gest stated, “I am sorry Jermaine has chosen not to participate in this event.
This is an event for Michael Jackson. It is a salute to a truly great and legendary artist. Jackie, Tito and Marlon, original members of the Jackson 5, will join their brother Michael on stage for this very special reunion. They look forward to joining more than 250 stars flying in from all around the world to take part in these festivities. They are very excited to see Michael perform live again. solo appearance on a mainland stage in eleven years. I only Nike KD 7 wish Jermaine the best on his solo career and hope he finally gets the attention he so justly deserves.”
Among those already scheduled to perform between the two nights are:
Friday, September 7, 2001 (alphabetically): Air Jordan 12s Marc Anthony; Ray Charles; Deborah Cox; Gloria Estefan; Billy Gilman; Whitney Houston; James Ingram; Quincy Jones The Legends Air Jordan DMP Of Jazz including Al Jarreau, Herbie Mann, Les McCann, David “Fathead” Newman, Jimmy Smith, Clark Terry Cassandra Wilson; Monica; Mya; N Sync; Jill Scott; Shaggy Air Jordan Future featuring Ricardo “Rikrok” Ducent Rayvon; Britney Spears; Tamia; 3T; Usher and many surprise guests.
Monday, September 10, 2001 (alphabetically): Marc Anthony; Mary J. Blige; Deborah Cox; Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott; Gloria Gaynor; Al Jarreau; Gladys Knight; Lil’ Romeo; Ricky Martin; Monica; Mya; 98(0); Jill Scott; Usher; Luther Vandross; Dionne Warwick and many surprise guests.
Among the 250 stars confirmed for the event are: Elizabeth Taylor; Marlon Brando; Liza Minnelli; Jane Russell; Sean Lennon; Chris Tucker; Gregory Peck; Angie Dickinson; Snoop Dogg; Dr. Dre; Master P; Robert Wagner; Jill St. John; Rhonda Fleming; Liam Neeson; Yoko Ono Lennon; Magic Johnson; Ann Rutherford; Janet Leigh; Sir John Mills, Hayley Mills and Jennifer Jones, just to name a few.