Fwd: Detroit Jazz Festival : Jazz Speaks for Life - Sunday, February 16!

From: Dave L.
Sent on: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 6:48 PM

Please check out this fantastic event!  Who's going and who wants to call a Meetup?

Best, Dave

David Lundin
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-----Original Message-----
From: Christopher Brian Collins <[address removed]>
To: David Lundin <[address removed]>
Sent: Wed, Jan 29,[masked]:45 pm
Subject: DJF : Jazz Speaks for Life

Hello Dave - Part of the Detroit Jazz Festivals Community Series, this will be a truly amazing (and rarely heard) Concert; A jazz piece by Dave Brubeck (1969) blending the words of Martin Luther King Jr., the Jewish tradition-Biblical scripture, with Jazz, Choral, Brass and Percussion, a Baritone (Emmery Stephens) and Cantorial Tenor Soloist (Alberto Mizrahi - who sang the piece originally with Brubeck)  ***and the Great Jazz Pianist , Jason Moran and his trio Trio from NYC***

This concert features:
 - a 60 Voice Choir (made up of members of the Detroit Choral Society and Wayne State Univ Choir) conducted by Norah Duncan
 - 15 pc Detroit Brass and Perc. Ensemble
  - Jason Morans Bandwagon will play the first half of the concert with repertoire inspired by music of the Cilvil Rights era.

Please share - Many Thanks,
Chris Collins
Artistic Dir. Detroit Jazz Festival

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