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Jazz Concerts & Events


Darryl Harper: Those Who Make Believe (Aug. 28, 4 P.M.)

clarinet swirlSunday, August 28, 2016 at 4 p.m.
Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall
W. E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts
Free admission

Jazz clarinetist and VCU Music chair Darryl Harper leads his ensemble The Onus with Matthew Parrish and Harry Butch Reed. The concert featuresĀ guitarist/composer Freddie Bryant and pianist Kevin Harris. Harris comes off a tour that includes the Umbria Jazz Festival. Bryant has completedĀ the most recent of four U. S. State Department tours.

The program features works by Bryant and Harris, including Bryant’s beautiful essay for clarinet and guitar, “Anthem for Unity.”

Darryl Harper – clarinet
Freddie Bryant – guitar
Kevin Harris – piano
Matthew Parrish – bass
Harry Butch Reed – drums