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12:40pm
Tribute to Donald Byrd
(Special Event)

The Howard University Jazz Ensemble will present its Spring Concert, a "Tribute to Donald Byrd" at 12:40 p.m. Thursday, March 7, in the Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel. Donaldson Toussaint L'Ouverture Byrd II, the 2000 National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) Jazz Master, and is founder of the Jazz Studies Program at the University. Saxophonist Bobby Watson, director of Jazz Studies at the University of Missouri at Kansas City Conservatory of Music, will be the guest soloist. Howard University's award winning jazz vocal ensemble, Afro Blue, will perform. 2012 NEA Jazz Master trumpeter Jimmy Owens, will provide special commentary. Admission is free.

Location: Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel
Price: Free
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