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Jason Moran: The Harlem Hellfighters on Wednesday 31st October 2018
Wednesday 31 October 7.30pm
James Reese Europe and the Absence of Ruin
On New Year’s Day 1918, James Reese Europe arrived in France with the 369th Infantry Regiment, the ‘Harlem Hellfighters’, and the military band carried the spirit of jazz across Europe. A century later, Jason Moran pays tribute to this hero of African-American music, leading his trio, The Bandwagon and a band of young musicians, with visuals from filmmakers John Akomfrah and Bradford Young.
Tickets: £15, £13 concessions (Under 25's Half Price)
20% for booking two concerts in the three day jazz special, 30% off for booking all three concerts in the three day jazz special (Tord Gustavsen Trio, Jason Moran: The Harlem Hellfighters and Smoke Gets in Your Eyes)
Venue: Dora Stoutzker Hall
James Reese Europe and the Absence of Ruin is co-commissioned by 14-18 NOW:
WW1 Centenary Art Commissions, Serious, Jazzfest Berlin and the Kennedy Centre
Event link https://www.rwcmd.ac.uk/whats_on/events/jason_moran.aspx
Music Genres: Jazz
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