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2nd Annual Return to the Source

May 29, 2006

Sister City Jazz: A Gullah and New Orleans Dialogue
May 29, 2006 – Blacklock House and Gardens, College of Charleston

The program included live music by students from Charleston County School of the Arts Jazz Band, unveiling of “CJ,” an original painting by artist, Jahsun, guest presentations, and “Conversations in Jazz” with oral history accounts from:

  • Quentin Baxter (Charleston), Jazz Percussionist; Adjunct Professor of Jazz Percussion, College of Charleston; drummer with Rene Marie and Monty Alexander; CJI Resident Musical Director
  • Jonathan Bloom (New Orleans, LA), Jazz Percussionist; Music Educator, New Orleans Public Schools; former Director, New Orleans All City Jazz Outreach
  • Jeffrey Green (West Sussex, UK), Historian and Author; biographer of Edmund Thornton Jenkins: The Life and Times of An American Black Composer, 1894-1926

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