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Miles Davis’ Birth of the Cool

Nov. 29 @ 6:30 pm

| Free

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Date:
Nov. 29
Time:
6:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://www.weidnercenter.com/630series/

Organizer

Weidner Center for the Performing Arts
Phone:
800-895-0071
Email:
Website:
http://www.weidnercenter.com/

Venue

Weidner Center for the Performing Arts
2420 Nicolet Drive, Green Bay, WI 54311-7001 United States
Phone:
920-465-2726
Website:
http://www.weidnercenter.com/

The 1957 album Birth of the Cool was the result of a creative collaboration between then up-and-coming trumpeter Miles Davis and innovative arranger Gil Evans. Drawing upon the influences of bebop and European impressionism and scored for an unusual instrumental nonet, this recording imagined a new future for jazz. An ensemble of UWGB music faculty and friends will recreate the album live from the restored manuscript. Historian Clif Ganyard will introduce the concert.