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Such Sweet Thunder: A Listening Session

December 2, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
America/New_York
Faculty House, 64 Morningside Dr., New York, NY 10027

December 2, 2021   7pm 

Hybrid Event

Faculty House 64 Morningside Drive

Register for in-person or virtual attendance

Please note that though this is a public event, in accordance with Columbia University's COVID-19 protocols for public health, 

in-person attendance is restricted to Columbia Affiliates ONLY. All other attendees can attend via the event livestream.

Renowned composers and instrumentalists Courtney Bryan and Nicole Mitchell will join Professor Brent Hayes Edwards for a live listening session featuring the Duke Ellington Orchestra's 1957 recording of Such Sweet Thunder, sharing some of their favorite sections of Ellington's suite and discussing some of the innovative ways Ellington and his collaborator Billy Strayhorn orchestrated their classic "tone parallel" to Shakespeare.

In-person attendance is restricted to Columbia Affiliates ONLY. All other attendees can attend via the event livestream.

Please RSVP for a link to the event livestream and instructions for in-person attendance for Columbia affiliates

To Register, Please CLICK HERE

For more information about the Center for Jazz Studies activities, 

please visit our website at www.jazz.columbia.edu

Contact Information

Pam Rodman
212-854-3215