The Cultural Affairs Commission at UCLA is holding a free concert showcasing the collaboration of visiting master Nigerian musicians with UCLA musicians and dancers, featuring Baba Ken Okulolo, Soji Odukogbe, and Will Magid, et. al.
The Cultural Affairs Commission at UCLA, the organization that hosts the annual JazzReggae Festival, will host an event that will highlight West African and American musical traditions, including Afrobeat, Highlife, Jazz, and Fusion.
The show will feature:
Master Nigerian bandleader Baba Ken Okulolo
Joined by a group of talented UCLA musicians and dancers:
Scheduled to perform
For parking info, directions, campus map, visit www.willmagid.com/april6
Date: Sunday, April 06, 2008
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Covel Commons Grand Horizon Room
UCLA campus (in dorm area)
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Cost: Free and open to the public; parking is available for $8 for info, visit www.willmagid.com/april6
While the event has received generous donations from The UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology, The Herb Albert School of Music, Rachelle Regehr, Mal Sharpe, and Hilary Parkin, $230 is currently coming out of students' pockets to produce the event. Any donation large or small will help.
Flavia de la Fuente, Director of press relations
Sponsor(s): Ethnomusicology, The UCLA Herb Albert School of Music, UCLA Office of Residential Life, Guayaki Yerba Mate, and The Cultural Affairs Commission. Information posted for informational purposes and does not necessarily reflect opinions of or endorsements by African Studies personnel.