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.
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