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Avery Sharpe Sextet: 400 at Bowker Auditorium

UMass Fine Arts Center uploaded this event on July 5, 2019

Where

Bowker Auditorium
121 Stockbridge Hall, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA
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Avery Sharpe Sextet: 400 at Bowker Auditorium

When

Thu, November 21, 2019
7:30 pm

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Avery Sharpe
Avery Sharpe

bass, acoustic

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In 1619, the Dutch brought the first African slaves to Jamestown, Virginia. Acclaimed bassist and composer Avery Sharpe marks this 400th anniversary with a new original piece of music touched by spirituals, gospel, blues, jazz and classical idioms, and featuring a video component.

Pre-performance talk in the auditorium at 6:30 p.m.

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