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Hugh Masekela

Angelique Kidjo

Gal Costa

James Taylor: Roots

Hugh Masekela

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
Saturday, October 16, 2010 | 8 PM

Performers

Hugh Masekela, Trumpet, Flugelhorn, and Vocals

Program

Program is approximately 1 hour, 50 minutes, including one intermission
Over the course of a 40-year career—during which he has collaborated with artists from Paul Simon to The Byrds to Ladysmith Black Mambazo—this extraordinary trumpeter-composer has mixed the music of his South African roots with the pop-jazz of the 1960s.

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"Grazing in the Grass"

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Hugh Masekela, Trumpet / John Selolwane, Guitar / Arthur Tshabalela, Keyboards / Khaya Mahlangu. Flute / Dumisani Hlela, Drums / O Moiloa, Keyboards / Lucas Senyatso, Bass
Columbia

Angelique Kidjo

THE SOUND OF THE DRUM

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
Thursday, November 11, 2010 | 8 PM

Performers

Angelique Kidjo
with
Dianne Reeves
Omara Portuondo
Romero Lubambo
Youssou N'Dour
The brilliant Afro-pop star Angelique Kidjo tells the journey of the drum through rhythms, songs, and dances from Africa to the Caribbean and on to America, joined by a few of contemporary music’s most important icons.

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“Congoleo”

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Angelique Kidjo
Sony Music Entertainment

Gal Costa

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
Thursday, March 24, 2011 | 8 PM

Performers

Gal Costa
The Tropicalismo movement, which combines sensuous Brazilian bossa nova with heavy rock, has been a mainstay of Latin music since the late 1960s, and no one sings this music like Gal Costa.

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“Desafinado” (Jobim)

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Gal Costa
Verve Records

James Taylor: Roots

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 | 8 PM

Performers

Alison Kraus
Amy Grant
Danny Kortchmar
James Taylor
Jerry Douglas
Vince Gill
with special guests including:
Robert Cray

Program

James Taylor
This concert, in which James Taylor is joined by special guests, spotlights the variety of influences that have shaped Taylor’s music, from bluegrass and blues to church hymns.

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“Sweet Baby James”

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James Taylor
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