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The Conservatory of Music of Brooklyn College Presents

Haitian Creole Jazz Symposium and Jam Session

September 20

Haitian Creole Jazz Symposium and Jam Session

The Conservatory of Music's

Haitian Jazz and American Jazz: Historical Connections and Specificities

A panel discussion exploring the connections between Haitian and American Jazz with Joel Widmaier (Fondation Haiti Jazz), Jean Chardavoine, and Melvin L. Butler (University of Miami) followed by a jam session with internationally acclaimed Haitian jazz band leader Alix “Buyu” Ambroise, Jr.,

Brooklyn College Big Band with mermbers of the Brooklyn College Jazz Masters Program
D.D. Jackson, Director

Co-sponsored by the Hitchcock Institute for Studies in American Music and the CUNY Haitian Studies Institute.

Symposium at 5pm; Jam session follows.

Visit the Conservatory of Music's website.

Tickets: FREE

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Friday, September 20, 7:00pm


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