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Spring 2014 JAZZforum Series
Chuck Redd confirmed for first JAZZforum of 2014
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Drummer and vibraphonist Chuck Redd has had a long and distinguished career working with some of the legends of jazz including Charlie Byrd, Bill Potts, Mel Torme, and Barney Kessel. Born and raised in the DC area, Redd has been a fixture on the Washington jazz scene for decades, playing for 15 years with the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra as well as teaching at the University of Maryland. He will speak about his background and experiences, his current projects, and about his upcoming participation in a tribute to Felix Grant at the Smithsonian American Art Museum on February 20, 2014. Recital Hall (Performing Arts Bldg. 46-West).
This Fall's 2013 JAZZAlive calendar is full of concerts and educational forums. Please visit the JAZZAlive events calendar online here for full descriptions of events: JAZZAlive.org. ALL events are FREE, OPEN to the public* and METRO accessible.
- Aug 28 - UDC JAZZtet @MLK Library - 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
- Sep 17 - JAZZforum: NASAR ABADEY & Supernova - Jazz & Civil Rights
- Sep 25 - JAZZ Concert & CD Release: ALLYN JOHNSON & Sonic Sanctuary "The Truth"
- Oct 08 - JAZZ Concert: PETE MULDOON, guitar
- Oct 16 - JAZZforum: WILLARD JENKINS - Keeping Jazz Alive
- Oct 29 - Concert: TOM TEASLEY, percussion - New Directions
- Nov 04 - JAZZ Concert: KRISLYNN PERRY, vocals
- Nov 13 - JAZZforum: ROBERT 'BOBBY' FELDER
- Nov 19 - JAZZ Concert: UDC Small Jazz Ensembles, dir. Allyn Johnson
- Dec 10 - UDC Holiday Concert featuring The Chorale, The Voices & the UDC Jazz Ensemble (big band)