Vason is credited with uncovering the cultural past of the Black cowboy and creating the all Black rodeo named after legendary Black Cowboy – Bill Pickett who originated "bulldogging."
"Lu leaves an indelible mark on Denver's cultural scene and western heritage that will never be forgotten," says Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock.
The popular invitational rodeo series reaches over 130,000 spectators annually across the United States. With a career spanning more than four decades, his independent production and promotion company Lu Vason Presents, Inc. has showcased national and international talent. Extensive credits include creating the Pointer Sisters, the American Heritage Rodeo of Champions and the Denver Jazz Festival.
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Uploaded: May 26, 2015