Musical Roots: From Africa to America (Music for Youth)
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.
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Damon Gupton, conductor
Shodekeh, beat boxer
Eric Conway, pianist
Karen Callaway Williams, tap master
Uncover the indelible influence of African drumbeats, moving spirituals and ragtime on orchestral music. In our exploration
of African and American history we investigate the fusion of musical genres in music by Eubie Blake, Gershwin's
Rhapsody in Blue, Duke Ellington's
Rockin in Rhythm, and Steve Reich's
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