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JAZZforum: Twenty-Five Years of the CBCF ALC Jazz Issue Forum and Concert
W.A. Brower and Cedric Hendricks

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011, 7:00 PM

Show Producer W.A. Brower and Executive Producer Cedric Hendricks give a retrospective of 25 years of the Jazz Issue Forum and Concert at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's Annual Legislative Conference . Brower and Hendricks reveal the story behind and evaluate the impact of H. Con. Resolution 57, which designated Jazz "as a rare and valuable national American treasure." They discuss a quarter century of jazz talk, thought and performance that has included such figures as Geri Allen, Dr. David Baker, Marcus Belgrave, Regina Carter, Ron Carter, Jimmy Cobb, Cong. John Conyers, Dizzy Gillespie, Count Basie, Andy Bey, Lionel Hampton, Buck Hill, Roy Haynes, Willard Jenkins, Elvin Jones, Hank Jones, Branford Marsalis, Ellis Marsalis, Wynton Marsalis, MJQ, Jimmy Owens, Dr. Larry Ridley, Wallace Roney, SJMO, A.B. Spellman, Dr. Billy Taylor, Andrew White, Cassandra Wilson, Gerald Wilson, Nancy Wilson and many others. Recital Hall (Performing Arts - Bldg. 46-West).