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Celebration of Black Jazz Composers at Florida Southern College

February 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Free

February 16, 2022 · 6:30pm at Branscomb Auditorium

Free Admission, Masks are Required.

A Celebration of Black History featuring the FSC Jazz Workshop, Chamber Jazz, and the Jazz Ensemble with great compositions and arrangements of some of the most prolific writers in jazz – past and present, led by Dr. Jeffrey Benatar, professor of Jazz Studies, and narrated by Dr. Pamela Dykes, professor of Communication.

program order:

Chamber Jazz Ensemble
1. “Children of the Night” – Wayne Shorter
2. “Date Dere” – Bobby Timmons
3. “Passion Dance” – McCoy Tyner
4. “Angel Face” – Hank Jones
5. “St. Thomas” – Sonny Rollins
6. “Swingin’ at the Haven” – Ellis Marsalis

Jazz Workshop Ensemble
1. “Take the A Train” – Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn
2. “Song For My Father” – Horace Silver

Jazz Ensemble
1. “Shiny Stockings” – Frank Foster
2. “Shafi” – Shafi Hadi/Mary Lou Williams
3. “Us” – Thad Jones; Alto Sax solo
4. “Kids Are Pretty People” – Thad Jones
5. “Brother Mister” – Christian McBride
6. “I Mean You” – Thelonious Monk/Coleman Hawkins

Live stream: https://youtu.be/jMDbXjievHQ

 

Details

Date:
February 16
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.youtube.com/c/FloridaSouthern

Organizer

Florida Southern College
Phone:
863-680-4296
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Venue

Branscomb Auditorium at Florida Southern College
111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr
Lakeland, Florida 33801 United States
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Phone:
863-680-4296