Sat January 28 - Sun January 29, 2023

Together Again! Celebrating the Music of African American Composers

The musicians of the African American Composer Initiative will return to Eastside College Prep to present benefit concerts dedicated to the rich heritage of music by African American composers. The concerts feature vocal and instrumental music in a broad range of styles: spirituals, jazz, blues, and instrumental and vocal concert music.

Composers featured on the concert will include Regina Baiocchi, Valerie Capers, Duke Ellington, Jeremiah Evans, Jacqueline Hairston, Betty Jackson King, Melba Liston, and John Robinson.

Performing on the program are soprano Yolanda Rhodes, tenor Othello Jefferson, pianists/vocalists LaDoris Cordell and Deanne Tucker, The Picasso Ensemble: pianist Josephine Gandolfi, violinist Susan C. Brown, cellist Victoria Ehrlich; clarinetist Carol Somersille, percussionist Jim Kassis, trumpeter John Worley, trombonist John Monroe, flutist Stephanie McNab, and saxophonists Oscar Pangilinan and Tod Dickow. Featured guest artists are Valerie Capers, piano, and John Robinson, bass.
The musicians of the African American Composer Initiative will return to Eastside College Prep to present benefit concerts dedicated to the rich heritage of music by African American composers. The concerts feature vocal and instrumental music in a broad range of styles: spirituals, jazz, blues, and instrumental and vocal concert music.

Composers featured on the concert will include Regina Baiocchi, Valerie Capers, Duke Ellington, Jeremiah Evans, Jacqueline Hairston, Betty Jackson King, Melba Liston, and John Robinson.

Performing on the program are soprano Yolanda Rhodes, tenor Othello Jefferson, pianists/vocalists LaDoris Cordell and Deanne Tucker, The Picasso Ensemble: pianist Josephine Gandolfi, violinist Susan C. Brown, cellist Victoria Ehrlich; clarinetist Carol Somersille, percussionist Jim Kassis, trumpeter John Worley, trombonist John Monroe, flutist Stephanie McNab, and saxophonists Oscar Pangilinan and Tod Dickow. Featured guest artists are Valerie Capers, piano, and John Robinson, bass.
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  • Sat Jan 28 (3 pm)
  • Sun Jan 29 (3 pm)
1041 Myrtle St, East Palo Alto, CA 94303

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