Gerald Wilson, Kenny Burrell, and Friends Talk Jazz


The Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies and the Kenny Burrell Archive of African American Music present The Gerald Wilson Living Legends Music and Lecture Series featuring Gerald Wilson and hosted by Kenny Burrell and Bubba Jackson, KJZZ-FM.


Friday, May 30, 2008
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Room 135 Haines Hall
Bunche Library and Media Center
UCLA campus
Los Angeles, CA 90095

This unique series has been created to honor Maestro Gerald Wilson for his many years of outstanding contributions in the fields of music and music education.  The series will feature Gerald Wilson with very special guests who are experts in the fields of jazz and popular music.  Each presentation will be enhanced with a live or recorded music component.  The NEA Jazz Master and multiple Award-winning composer, arranger and band leader Wilson will bring his usual wit and wisdom to the interaction with the special guests and the audiences. 

There will be a reception after the lecture.


Cost : Free and open to the public; pay-by-space and all-day ($8) parking available in lot 2.

For more information please contact:

Alex Tucker, Bunche Center for African American Studies

Tel: 310-206-8267

atucker@bunche.ucla.edu


www.bunche.ucla.edu


Sponsor(s): , Anthropology, Bunche Center for African American Studies, Kenny Burrell Archive of African American Music, UCLA Graduate Division, the UCLA Friends of Jazz.