A concert featuring compositions by Jon Jang, performed by Jon on solo piano and with the Jon Jangtet, featuring Hitomi Oba, tenor sax, and Nick DePinna, trombone. (Part of Jon Jang's residency at UCLA)
Composer-pianist Jon Jang’s epic works include: The Chinese American Symphony Tiananmen! Reparations Now! Concerto for Taiko and co-composed with James Newton, When Sorrow Turns to Joy, a work that pays tribute to Paul Robeson and Mei Lanfang. Jang’s history of collaboration ranges from Max Roach to the Kronos Quartet. Jang has presented lectures “The Sounds of Struggle: Music from the Black Liberation Movement of the 1960s to the Asian American Movement of the 1980s” and “One Day American, One Day Alien: Black and Brown Artists Who Made the National Anthem Their Own” at Columbia University and other colleges nationally.
Presenter / Producer: UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, Dept. of Ethnomusicology
Music > Jazz / Blues
Event Phone: 310-825-5947 x27495
UCLA Jan Popper Theater
445 Charles E Young Drive East
2520 Schoenberg Music Bldg.
Los Angeles CA 90095
LA - Hollywood / Westside
Performance Dates: 1/17/2018
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Free admission general seating
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