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Vision Festival 19 Welcomes Whit Dickey And James Blood Ulmer

Vision Festival 19 Welcomes Whit Dickey  And James Blood Ulmer

In addition to celebrations of Roy Campbell and Amiri Baraka, the creators of Vision Festival love to support under appreciated masters such as Whit Dickey. And they craft special gatherings such as a revisit of a ground breaking James Blood Ulmer unit called The Music Revelation Ensemble. Whit Dickey will lead his quartet in the opening performance and the Music Revelation Ensemble will ...

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Legacy of Great Jazz Continues at the University of the District of Columbia

Washington, DC: On Monday, October 24, 2011 at 7:30 pm, the UDC Jazz Ensembles under the dynamic direction of Allyn Johnson, kick off another year of JAZZAlive and our Scholarship Benefit Series. Produced by the UDC Jazz Studies Program and the Felix E. Grant Jazz Archives, this annual showcase began in 2005 in celebration of the legacy of Calvin Jones ...

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Calvin Jones Big Band Jazz Festival Celebrates 25 Years of World Class Jazz at the University of the District of Columbia

On Monday, April 25, 2011 at 8:00 PM, the BIG BAND sound returns to the University of the District of Columbia for a milestone 25th anniversary at the Calvin Jones BIG BAND Jazz Festival. Once again the powerhouse jazz ensembles from the University of the District of Columbia (directed by Allyn Johnson), Howard University (directed by ...

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JAZZAlive: The Legacy Continues A Showcase of the UDC Jazz Studies Program - Monday, October 25, 2010 - 8:00 p.m.

Legacy of Great Jazz Continues at the University of the District of Columbia Washington, D.C.—On Monday, October 25, 2010 at 8:00 pm the legacy of great jazz continues at the University of the District of Columbia as the UDC Jazz Ensembles under the direction of Allyn Johnson kick off another year of JAZZAlive and our Scholarship Benefit ...