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COFFEE: THE JAZZ INFLUENCE – Festival of American Music II

Friday, March 8, 2019 11:00am

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08 MAR 2019 :: George Gershwin brought jazz to the concert hall with his seminal Rhapsody in Blue. With Teddy Abrams at the piano and on the podium, the Louisville Orchestra explores the influence of jazz in classical music.

GABRIEL EVENS: Run for It  [World Premiere of an LO Commission]
GEORGE GERSHWIN:  Rhapsody in Blue
MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS: Four Preludes on Playthings of the Wind

TEDDY ABRAMS, conductor and piano
UofL Student Jazz Ensemble:  Blase Groody, tenor saxophone Isaac Stephens, trumpet Chad O’Brien, trombone Jailynn Lake, bass Pedro Augusto, drumset
Emily Black, vocalist
Haley De Witt, vocalist

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Kentucky Center
501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States

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