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Cuesheet 2012-2013 Season

Nnenna Freelon

Performance and demonstration

Nnenna FreelonJazz is a truly American musical form, and many consider it one of America's best contributions to the world of music. Vocal jazz developed in the early twentieth century, largely pioneered by Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald. The tradition is still going strong, evident by modern day jazz singer Nnenna Freelon. In this performance/demonstration, she explores rhythm, melody, tempo, and improvisation.

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