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Music of Black American Jazz Pianists | Graduating Student Recital | Adam Huang, guitar
Friday • April 1, 2022 | 7:30 pmFree – $20.00
While this event is open to the public, you must pre-register in order to gain access in person. Registering for the performance is an important step to ensure the ability of contact tracing. No walk-ups will be allowed at Longy for performances.
Jazz is an art format that best represents American culture. In this concert, all the pieces are composed by Black American musicians with each of them representing a certain era of jazz history: Duke Ellington – 30s big band music; Bud Powell – 40s bebop music; Thelonius Monk – Cool Jazz; Horace Silver – Hard bop Jazz; and Cedar Walton – Modern Jazz.
Adam Huang is a guitar performer, music composer and educator from Shanghai, China who plays variety of music styles. During his nine-year guitar playing journey, he has been strongly influenced by musicians such as Joe Pass, Bud Powell, Cedar Walton and others.