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May 26: Award-Winning Big Band Promises Four Decades of Jazz

May 26: Award-Winning Big Band Promises Four Decades of Jazz

The award-winning Ellington Big Band will pay a return visit to the Arizona Senior Academy on Tuesday (May 26) for a mid-day concert designed to delight listeners with big-band jazz numbers from the 1920s through the 1950s. “This should be a really eclectic concert,” said Doug Tidaback, the band’s director. “The oldest piece we’ll play is ‘Cotton...

 

May 27: African American Spirituals: ‘Uplift and Artifact’

May 27: African American Spirituals: ‘Uplift and Artifact’

African American spiritual music became a tremendously popular genre during the opening decades of the 20th century. The songs became a staple for American...

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May 28: ‘Crusader’ to Discuss New Social Movements

May 28: ‘Crusader’ to Discuss New Social Movements

Professor Monica J. Casper, recently appointed Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, will be at Academy Village...

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