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Feb 26 Sun

Music and Justice: Pre-concert discussion with Darius Brubeck, Larry Blumenfeld, and Arturo O’Farrill

Music and Justice
jazz, talks
Schoenberg Hall Watch Livestream

As part of the new Music and Justice series, prior to the concert performance on Feb. 26 in Royce Hall, join us for a discussion with composer, teacher, and musician Darius Brubeck and Wall Street Journal music critic and culture reporter Larry Blumenfeld. Darius, the oldest son of Dave Brubeck, is an educator who initiated the first Jazz Studies Degree offered by an African university. He currently tours with the London-based Darius Brubeck Quartet. The conversation will be moderated by Arturo O’Farrill, Grammy-winning pianist, composer, and professor of global jazz studies and music at The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music.

This event is free and open to the public.

The Music and Justice series is presented by the Lowell Milken Center for Music of American Jewish Experience at The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, The Milken Archive of Jewish Music, the UCLA Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI), and the UCLA Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies.

Feb 26 Sun
contemporary, jazz
Music and Justice Concert, featuring Dave Brubeck's "The Gates of Justice"
This momentous concert on Feb. 26, 2023, at UCLA's iconic Royce Hall, features works by six contemporary composers addressing social justice, including world premieres by Diane White-Clayton and multi-Grammy winner Arturo O'Farrill.
Royce Hall
Feb 27 Mon
jazz, lectures-symposia, talks
Music and Justice Conference
This public conference features prominent scholars and experts exploring the historical and cultural connections of Black and Jewish communities in the United States, intimate analyses of Brubeck’s The Gates of Justice, and the contemporary relevance of music to social justice.
UCLA Faculty Center
Feb 28 Tue
$10 / $20
Second Performance: Music and Justice Concert Featuring Dave Brubeck's "The Gates of Justice"
Continuing a new series of concerts and dialogue entitled Music and Justice, this second concert performance takes place at Holman United Methodist Church in Los Angeles. It features a rare performance of the landmark 1969 cantata The Gates of Justice by legendary jazz composer and musician Dave Brubeck. Tickets are $10 for general admission or $20 for premium seating.
Holman United Methodist Church