The Spirit of Jazz & Democracy: Improvisation - Innovation - Freedom

Time: 1:45 pm to 7:00 pm

Contact: Office of Diversity & Inclusion · (504)865-2306

Location: Comm./Music Complex Room 240 & Roussel Performance Hall, 2nd Floor, Comm./Music Complex

Master Class: Starts at 1:45pm (Room CM 240)

Concert: Starts at 7:00pm (Roussel Hall)

Join us for music and conversations illuminating relationships among improvisation, innovation, the peaceful toleration of differences, and freedom. Jazz, like inclusive democracy, inspires free thinking, community engagement, and positive social and political progress.

Master musicians, Paul F.Murphy (drums) and Larry Willis (piano), perform "Liberation," a concert of total improvisation, with guest presentationsby poet laureate Jere Carroll, drummer Dominic Fragman, and philosopher Sybol Anderson.


"A new direction in the jazz and art arena."

                -The Grove Dictionary of American Music


Free and open to the public.