School of Music presents Afro-Cuban Jazz Summit
November 29, 2011
A weeklong Ida Beam residency by Latin percussionist Michael Spiro in the University of Iowa School of Music will include a free Afro-Cuban Jazz Summit Concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, in the Englert Theater in downtown Iowa City, and a Latin Jazz Festival for high school jazz bands, including a free concert at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, in the Parish Hall of the Trinity Episcopal Church at 320 E. College St.
Tuesday, December 6
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm at 105 EPB (map)
Spiro presents guest lecture, Jazz Cultures in America and Abroad
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm at Trinity Church (320 E. College)
Spiro presents conga drumming clinic for Introduction to Afro-Cuban Drumming and public
Wednesday, December 7
12 pm - 1 pm at University Capitol Centre International Commons, Room 1117 (map)
Spiro presents a lecture Sponsored by Caribbean, Diaspora, and Atlantic Studies Program
Thursday, December 8
7:30 p.m. in the Englert Theatre
Afro-Cuban Jazz Summit Concert
with Michael Spiro, the Wayne Wallace Latin-jazz Quintet, ACDDE performance group and UI Latin-jazz Ensemble
Celebrate the roots, development, evolution, and the state of the art of Afro-Cuban jazz in a concert of works featuring UI graduate students Ryan Smith and Nathan Bogert. The concert will include traditional music, as well as compositions by artists including Hermeto Pascoal, Tito Puente, Cal Tjader, Sonny Rollins, Freddie Hubbard, and Duke Ellington.
Friday, December 9
5 pm at Trinity Church (320 E. College), Parish Hall
LJF Concert featuring all attending high school jazz groups.