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“Territory Bands, Then and Now ”

The third KU Interdisciplinary Jazz Colloquium

March 3, 2006, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Alderson Auditorium

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

9:00 - 10:45 Panel 1: Communities, Chair: Crystal Anderson

Adam Bush, “Teaching Territory”

Mike Heffley, “The Northwest Creative Orchestra: What Might Have Been May Yet Be”

Megan Williams, “Traveling the U.S. with Porgy and Bess: Representations of Etta Moten as ‘Native’ Envoy in the Kansas City Call, 1942-1944"
11:00 - 12:30

“Tales from the Territories”
Chuck Haddix, Myra Taylor, Rusty Tucker

12:30 - 1:30 Lunch
1:30 - 2:30

“A Living Legend of Lawrence Jazz, a Conversation with Clyde Bysom”
Bruce Roberts
(click here for a special invitation from Clyde)

2:30 - 4:00

Panel 2: Destinations, Chair: Jeffrey Taylor

Lioubov Guinzbourg, “Traveling Jazz to Russia: ‘Golden Age’ by Dmitrii Shostakovich, Foxtrot in Ballet Russe”

Maxine Gordon, “The Khalif of Valby: Dexter Gordon in Copenhagen in the 60s”

Scott A. Carter, “ Chicago as Musical Frontier: Ken Vandermark’s Territory Band”

4:00 - 5:00

KEYNOTE: “Territory Bands of the 21st Century??!??”
Bill Lowe

For more information, contact William J. Harris, wjh8@ku.edu, or Sherrie Tucker, 785-864-2305

Held in conjunction with the 29 th Annual KU Jazz Festival, March 3-4, 2006
For KU Jazz Festival tickets, contact the Lied Center Box Office (785-864-2787; www.lied.ku.edu) For more information on the KU Jazz Festival, go to http://people.ku.edu/~dgailey

Sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, KU Center for Research, KU Libraries, and the Office of the Chancellor.