Spring Festival of World Music and Jazz 2008 - West Africa and Bluegrass

The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, Department of Ethnomusicology presents a series of concerts featuring world music from West Africa to Korea to Brazil to jazz combos and more. Concerts dates are from May 29 through June 3, 2008.

Thursday, May 29, 2008
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Schoenberg Hall
UCLA campus
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Thursday, May 29, 7pm
Music of West Africa Ensemble, Kobla Ladzekpo, director
Bluegrass and Old-Time String Band Ensemble, Anthony Seeger, director

Friday, May 30, 7pm
Music of Korea Ensemble, DongSuk Kim, director
Music of Brazil Ensemble, Kirk Brundage, director

Saturday, May 31, 7pm
Music of China Ensemble, Li Chi, director
UCLA Near East Ensemble, A. J. Racy, director

Monday, June 2, 7pm
UCLA Jazz Combos directed by Kenny Burrell, George Bohanon, Clayton Cameron, Charley Harrison, Charles Owens, and Michele Weir

Tuesday, June 3, 7pm
Big Band Jazz Concert, featuring the UCLA Jazz Orchestra, directed by Charley Harrison; the UCLA LatinJazz Ensemble, directed by Dr. Bobby Rodriguez; and the UCLA Contemporary Jazz Ensemble, directed by Kenny Burrell and Roberto Miranda

Cost : Admission is free. Parking in UCLA Parking Lot 2: $8 or pay-by-space, machines accept $1, $5, debit and credit cards no change (corner of Hilgard Avenue and Westholme Avenue).

UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology310-206-3033


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