On Friday, April 29, 2016 (Ellington’s Birthday), The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, Department of Ethnomusicology presents Jammin’ for the Duke, an annual birthday concert celebration honoring musical great, Duke Ellington. The concert will feature UCLA jazz students and faculty, including world renowned jazz guitarist and composer, Kenny Burrell. Burrell is a UCLA Distinguished Professor, Director of Jazz Studies at the Herb Alpert School of Music, and a Bunche Center affiliated faculty member.
The event will be held from 3:00pm – 6:00pm at the Jan Popper Theater (1200), Schoenberg Music Building, on the UCLA campus. This event is Free and Open to the Public. For additional information call (310) 825-5947 or visit the events page at http://www.ethnomusic.ucla.edu/