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Red, Black & Green Revolutionary Eco-Music Tour

Feb 20, 2014
7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Music Bldg A200 (Recital Hall)

Activists and musicians around the world have gathered for a groundbreaking tour honoring the rich tradition of African American political resistance in music and the movements for ecological justice in Vermont.
The Red, Black and Green Revolutionary Eco-Music Tour will perform the music of two of history's most legendary and influential revolutionary big band jazz composers: Cal Massey, a leading 1960s African-American jazz composer and Black Panther Party stalwart whose long-lost suite "The Black Liberation Movement Suite" stands alone as one of the 20th century's great long-form works; alongside famed composer, political activist, ecosocialist and "best baritone saxophonist of all time" (The New Yorker) Fred Ho, who be showcasing the world premiere of his newest work, "The Revolutionary Gardens of Harlem Suite: A Tribute to Clifford Thornton."

Price: Free Admission

For more information, contact Lane Series Office at 656-4455 or lane.series@uvm.edu.

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