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01 May
1 Washington Place
May 1, 2015 | 2:00 PM-9:00 PM

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The Gallatin Jazz Festival

Panel Discussion
2 pm - The Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts

Featuring Jason Byrne (Red Cat Publicity), Nicole Hegeman (Humanistic Artist Management - Robert Glasper), Gretchen Parlato (world-renowned vocalist, Grammy nominee), Ben Ratliff (Jazz Critic, The New York Times), Mark Tavern (Greenleaf Music - Dave Douglas)
Moderated by author and Gallatin Professor Millery Polyne

Billy Strayhorn: Lush Life Screening + Q&A
3:30 pm - 5th Floor Student Lounge
Directed and produced by Robert Levi about Billy Strayhorn, one of jazz's greatest legends.
Winner of the Emmy, Peabody, and WGA Awards for Best Documentary (2008).
Q&A to follow with Strayhorn's nieces Alyce Claerbaut and Leslie Demus, joined by Robert Levi

Yosvany Terry Quintet
5:30 pm - The Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts
"Yosvany Terry's group has helped redefine Afro-Cuban and Latin jazz as a complex new idiom" --The New York Times

Obed Calvaire (drums), Manuel Valera (piano), Mike Rodriguez (trumpet), Yunior Terry (bass), Yosvany Terry (sax & Chekere)

Dayna Stephens 3WI 
6:45 pm - The Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts

"He's a total genius!" -- Tom Harrell

Adam Aruta (drums), Gilad Hekselman (guitar), Dayna Stephens (electronic wind instrument)

Uri Gurvich Quartet
8:00 pm - The Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts
"Organic, exotic and unpretentiously heartfelt" Mike Shanley, JazzTimes

Francisco Mela (drums), Peter Slavov (bass), Asen Doykin (keyboard), Uri Gurvich (alto saxophone)