AME Presents Day of Sessions on Jazz - Thurs., April 18

Day of Sessions on Jazz as American's Roots Music, Apr. 18

Jazz - America’s Roots Music

A Musical Appreciation of Jazz as Culture and Lifestyle
Thurs., April 18, 2019 | Check schedule below for locations
In these enlightening and interactive sessions, audiences will have the opportunity to celebrate African American and Afro-Cuban jazz history, culture, and music, and the invaluable contribution of women.

Galen Abdur-Razzaq

Presenter: Galen Abdur-Razzaq, noted jazz flutist and lecturer

  • 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. |  AME Space H.2650 | “Up You Mighty Giants” - Rap Session and Student Leadership Development Workshop
  • 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. | General Mills Room L-3100 | “The Afro-Cuban Roots of Jazz” - Multi-Media Lecture Presentation 
  • 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. | T-Plaza | “The Influence of Women in Jazz” - Live Musical Performance and Sensory Wrap 

The events are free and open to the public!
This intersectional extravaganza is part of a multi-year emphasis on “Minneapolis College: Promoting Beloved Community,” and co-sponsored by African American Education Empowerment (AME) and Raices Unidas, in conjunction with Student Life and Student Senate.