Posted by: palmettoislandgirl | January 17, 2012

“African American Contributions to Music” lecture by Dan Huff

The New Harmonies Exhibit and Programs Continue

The month of January is filled with musical programs that collaborate with the New Harmonies Exhibit.  Please include as many as possible in you monthly schedule.  Quite a number of the events will take place here on the island at Penn Center, The Foolish Frog and the Red Piano Too.   Please note the article below and the upcoming lecture on African American Contributions to Music.  You’re sure to enjoy this opportunity.

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Dan Huff, musician, and music historian, will offer a presentation on the gospel, jazz, and blues roots of our African American culture which has contributed to our rich American musical heritage.

Tuesday, January 17th Lecture: “African American Contributions to Music” by Dan Huff 1- 3 p.m. at University of South Carolina Beaufort [1], Auditorium, 801 Carteret Street

Dan has played in numerous symphonies and orchestras in major cities. He is an accomplished musician and presenter for OLLI on Gullah history and music as well as a dedicated Friends of the Beaufort County Library member and serves on the system’s Library Board of Trustees.

We’re getting closer to the end of the New Harmonies exhibit and program schedule, but there’s still time for you to experience roots music with Beaufort County Library. For the complete schedule of New Harmonies events click here [2].

By Grace Cordial
Created 01/12/2012 – 12:00am
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