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WPI to Host Lecture, Concert Featuring the Music of Pepper Adams

Event Date: 
Sunday, November 18, 2012 - 4:30pm
Sunday, November 18, 2012 - 7:00pm
Sunday, November 18, 2012 - 7:30pm
Alden Memorial on the WPI campus • 4 p.m. Lecture. • 7 p.m. Pre-concert talk on the music to be performed. • 7:30 p.m. Concert begins. That will be followed by a book signing and reception. “Celebrating the Life and Music of Pepper Adams,” a jazz lecture and concert featuring the music of Pepper Adams (1930-1986), renowned jazz composer and baritone saxophone player. Jazz historian Gary Carner will talk about Adams’ life and music. Compositions from Adams’ works will be performed by the WPI Stage Band and Jazz Ensemble, including a piece rarely performed. This event is free and open to the public.