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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!
> 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
> HERE'S THE LINK
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