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Jazz Kats: Let Freedom Ring  (Performing Arts (Dance, Music, Theatre, ...))

LET FREEDOM RING features compositions by jazz artists who participated in the civil right movmeent and shows how these works were tied to specific historic events. By telling the stories behind events such as Brown vs. the Board of Education, and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s most famous speech "I Have A Dream," listeners discover how music can be used to send cultural and political messages of both protest and celebration. The concert is preseneted in memory of Martin Luther King Jr. and the triumph celebration of Barack Obama our first African-American president, and features the music of artists such as Dave Brubeck, Charles Mingus, and Duke Ellington.

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Location: Wharton Center: Pasant Theatre [map]
Price: $8.00
Sponsor: Administration
Contact: Bob Hoffman
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