Music Performance: Avery Sharpe Sextet: 400
November 21, 2019
UMass Amherst Campus
In 1619, the Dutch brought the first African slaves to Jamestown, Virginia. Acclaimed bassist and composer Avery Sharpe marks this 400th anniversary with a new original piece of music touched by spirituals, gospel, blues, jazz and classical idioms, and featuring a video component.
Pre-performance talk in the auditorium at 6:30 p.m.
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