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[ARSCLIST] FREE Three-day Jazz Conference in Philly NEXT WEEK!

JUST in case there are folks in the area who might be interested. The day  
events are FREE and great evening concerts too!
Steve Ramm

> On October 30, 31, and November 1st, The University of the Arts  in
> Philadelphia will host an extraordinary event. Brownie Speaks is a  3-day
> symposium and concert series celebrating and documenting the life,  music, 
> legacy of Clifford Brown. A web page has been set up on the  UArts website
> outlining all of the events. When you click on the link  below you will be
> taken to the symposium web page. You should then click  on schedule of 
> invitation, and registration form to learn all  about the many activities 
> will be taking place.
>  Some of the artists who will be performing include Terence Blanchard,  
> Golson, Lou Donaldson, Marcus Belgrave, Carl Allen, Buster  Williams, Mike
> LeDonne, and many others. There will also be panel  discussion and
> presentations by some of the country's top jazz scholars  and educators such
> Phil Schaap, Nat Hentoff, Jimmy Heath, and Lewis  Porter. Clifford Brown Jr.
> will act as master of ceremonies for the  evening concerts and Clifford 
> sister Geneva Griffin will  participate in two panel discussions. At one 
> we are planning to  honor Soupy Sales for his commitment to jazz and for
> preserving the only  known video footage of Clifford Brown. Soupy is 
> to attend what  should be a fun event.
> All of the daytime symposium events are  free to the public but 
> through one of the on-line forms  is recommended. There is a fee for the
> evening concerts. However, even  the evening concerts are FREE to any 
> with a valid ID from any  school! Ticket information is available on the
> website by clicking the  invitation link.
> Personally, I'll be very excited to share the  first showing of Brownie 
> a video about Clifford Brown that we've  been working on for several years.
> Please help spread the word  about this amazing event to other jazz
> enthusiasts, educators, music  historians, and Clifford Brown fans by
> forwarding this email to your  jazz contacts.
> Hope to see you in Philadelphia!
> Don Glanden 
> Symposium Director
> http://www.uarts.edu/academics/cpa/mu/3584.html 

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