The UCLA Dept. of Ethnomusicology and Trinity Baptist Church Present The UCLA African American Ensemble in Concert


The UCLA African American Ensemble, directed by James Roberson, performs a diverse mix of gospel music including Negro spirituals and traditional and contemporary gospel.


Sunday, May 23, 2004
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Trinity Baptist Church
2040 Jefferson Blvd. (east of Arlington)
Los Angeles, CA

James Roberson will direct the UCLA African American Ensemble in a high energy, inspirational performance.  Roberson is an award-winning music producer who has been the director of the critically-acclaimed UCLA Gospel Choir for the past ten years.  Two of his last three albums were nominated for Stellar Awards, gospel music's highest honor, and a third won a Billboard Award.  Roberson is president and CEO of JDI Records, one of gospel's fastest growing record labels.  As producer and songwriter, he has worked with a wide variety of artists, including Stevie Wonder and Paul Simon, as well as gospel greats Kirk Franklin and Dr. Margaret Pleasant Douroux.

 


Cost : Free and open to the public

For more information please contact:

Trinity Baptist Church or the UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology

Tel: 323-735-0044 or 310-206-3033

www.ethnomusic.ucla.edu


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