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Thursday, October 04, 2007

The Germans are coming

The School of Music seems to be starting the academic year with a bang.
Not one, but two special concerts coming in short order.
First this, courtesy of Rosina Moder:

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

in association with the School of Music – Edna Manley College

cordially invite to an
Evening of Jazz
featuring Christof Lauer (saxophone) and Jens Thomas (piano)
on October 6, 2007 , at 7 pm

at the School of Music Auditorium ( 1 Arthur Wint Drive , Kingston 5)

Music starts at 8 pm
Admission free
Donations for music scholarships welcome

Christof Lauer (saxophone) and Jens Thomas (piano) are without doubt two of the best jazz musicians in Europe .

They met in 1999 and both found a perfect match in each other.

This fall, following an invitation from the Goethe Institute in Mexico , they are touring Latin America and the Caribbean .

The German Embassy is proud to welcome them in Jamaica .

Apart from the concert on Saturday, October 6, the German Embassy has asked the musicians to offer

a work shop for the master class of the School of Music ( Edna Manley College ) on Friday, October 5,

starting at 10 am .

Christof Lauer and Jens Thomas have produced two CDs together; “Shadows in the Rain” and “Pure Joy”.

but, before that, there is this:

On Saturday, October 6th, starting at 6 p.m. at UWI Chapel, is a special concert

organized by the Instiutute of Jamaica and the British High Commission, in

commemoration of the 200th Anniversary of the Abolishion of the Slave Trade.

Admission is FREE, please be seated at 5:30

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