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Oct 9 Tue
8:00pm
Free

Mrubata and Hanmer: Concert of South African Jazz

jazz
Lani Hall

Saxophonist McCoy Mrubata and pianist Paul Hanmer stand as two of the most important and influential musicians in South African jazz today. Elder statesmen of the music, they were among the generation of artists who—in the dawn of the post-1994 New South Africa—looked to forge a new vision for the country's jazz scene. Landmark albums of theirs, like Paul Hanmer's Trains to Taung and McCoy Mrubata's Face the Music, to this day remain among the finest albums the country has produced. This year, they celebrate a milestone in their work, the 30th anniversary of their working relationship. As they tour and perform together, they reflect back on their different upbringings in the apartheid era, the role music played in their development and political awakenings, and the changes they've seen in South Africa's music scene. Drawing from their own compositions, as well as South African jazz standards of the past 50 years, McCoy and Paul will provide an incredible glimpse into one of the world's most fascinating and creative jazz cultures.

Presented by the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music Department of Ethnomusicology and Global Jazz Studies IDP

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PARKING

Self-service parking is available at UCLA’s Parking Structure #2 for events in Schoenberg Music Building and the Evelyn and Mo Ostin Music Center. Costs range from $1 for 20 minutes to $20 all day. Learn more about campus parking.

ACCESSIBILITY

The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music is eager to provide a variety of accommodations and services for access and communications. If you would like to request accommodations, please do so 10 days in advance of the event by emailing ADA@schoolofmusic.ucla.edu or calling (310) 825-0174.

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FOOD & DRINK

Food and drink may not be carried into the theaters. Thank you!

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