Duke Ellington (c.1933)

Duke Ellington (c.1933)


From Grace Cathedral to Trinity Cathedral and Beyond:

Concert Settings of Jazz and Related Events

Presented by

The Initiative for the Study of Religion and Spirituality in the History of Africa and the Diaspora (RASHAD)

Dr. Regennia N. Williams, Founder and Director



The program will include the following components:

  •  A free choral and instrumental concert performance, featuring the workshop choir and jazz quintet, on Saturday, September 28, 2013, at 6.p.m., at Trinity Cathedral, Euclid Avenue at East 22nd Street, in downtown Cleveland, Ohio.  
  • A jazz concert performance at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 29, 2013, featuring the Drene Ivy and Dr. Sharon Brown Cheston piano duo at the First Unitarian Church, Shaker Boulevard at Belvoir Circle, in Shaker Heights, Ohio.
  • Dr. Charles Hersch, Professor and Chair of  CSU’s Political Science Department, will present a free public lecture-discussion and book-signing on Subversive Sounds: Race and the Birth of Jazz in New  Orleans, at 12:00 p.m. on October 22, 2013, in CSU’s Michael Schwartz Library, 2121 Euclid, in downtown Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Mounting a Duke Ellington exhibition for the CSU Michael Schwartz Library  (September 20 – 30, 2013)

For more information, call (216) 523-7182, or write to r.williams@csuohio.edu.

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