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Esperanza Spalding
Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 12:00pm to Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 1:00pm

WHAT Performance Attendance Recital Series featuring bassist, vocalist, composer, and Grammy winner Esperanza Spalding. Spalding will present a masterclass to PSU students as part of the weekly noon concert series.

WHEN Thursday, February 24th, 12PM

WHERE Lincoln Recital Hall, Room 75

ADMISSION Free and open to PSU students

 

Two jazz greats appearing at PSU

The Department of Music is proud to announce two events featuring two great musical talents. Pianist, composer, and NEA Jazz Master Randy Weston gives a talk on Saturday, February 19. And on February 24, bassist, vocalist, and Grammy nominee Esperanza Spalding presents a jazz masterclass. 

Brooklyn born jazz pianist Randy Weston is a true living legend. An internationally renowned performer, composer, and bandleader, he has made more than forty albums and performed worldwide for the past five decades. Weston has been inducted into the ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame, designated a Jazz Master by the National Endowment for the Arts, and named Jazz Composer of the Year three times by DownBeat magazine. He is the recipient of many other honors and awards, including France=92s Order of Arts and Letters, the Black Star Award from the Arts Critics and Reviewers Association of Ghana, and a five-night tribute at the Montreal Jazz Festival. Weston will talk about his life and work with PSU jazz professor Darrell Grant

Spalding will present a masterclass with PSU jazz students during the Music Department's weekly noon concert series.

 

A Conversation With Randy Weston
Saturday, February 19th
12 PM -1:00 PM
LH 75

Jazz Masterclass With Esperanza Spalding
Thursday, February 24th
12 PM -1:00 PM
LH 75