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Release Date: Friday, May 2, 2014 2:49 PM
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Hubert Laws Headlines Annual Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert

 

Washington, DC (February 28, 2014) – The Howard University Jazz Ensemble (HUJE), under the direction of Dr. Fred Irby, III, will present its Spring Concert on Thursday, March 6 at 12:40 p.m., in the Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel.

Jazz Master Hubert Laws will be the guest soloist. Laws is considered among the finest flautists in the world. Howard University’s award-winning vocal ensemble Afro Blue will also perform. In addition, Howard will bestow a special citation to legendary saxophonist and Howard alum Paul Carr and Davey Yarborough. The event will also include a tribute to the late Nelson Mandela, as part of the University's Mandela Legacy series.

WHAT:           Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert          

WHEN:           Thursday, March 6, 12:40 p.m.

WHERE:         Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel (Sixth Street & Howard Place, NW, Washington, DC 20059)

For more information, contact Dr. Fred Irby at, 202-806-7066 or visit www.coas.howard.edu/music/huje


ABOUT HOWARD

Founded in 1867, Howard University is a private, research university that is comprised of 13 schools and colleges. Students pursue studies in more than 120 areas leading to undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. Since 1998, the University has produced two Rhodes Scholars, two Truman Scholars, a Marshall Scholar, 30 Fulbright Scholars and 11 Pickering Fellows. Howard also produces more on campus African-American Ph.D. recipients than any other university in the United States. For more information on Howard University, call 202-238-2330, or visit the University's Web site at www.howard.edu.


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