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May 27 Thu
10:00am
Free

Tomeka Reid Residency: Improvisation Masterclass

Tomeka Reid
jazz, masterclasses

Cellist, composer, and educator Tomeka Reid leads a masterclass on improvisation with selected Global Jazz Students.

Described as a “New Jazz Power Source” by the New York Times, cellist and composer Tomeka Reid has emerged as one of the most original, versatile, and curious musicians in Chicago’s bustling jazz and improvised music community over the last decade. Her distinctive melodic sensibility, always rooted in a strong sense of groove, has been featured in many distinguished ensembles over the years.

This event is part of the Tomeka Reid Residency, initiated by Distinguished Professor James Newton. It is sponsored by The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music Global Jazz Studies IDP, with support from the Dean of the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music.

 

Register in advance for this event. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the event.

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.

Acknowledgment

The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music acknowledges the Gabrielino/Tongva peoples as the traditional land caretakers of Tovaangar (the Los Angeles basin and So. Channel Islands). As a land grant institution, we pay our respects to the Honuukvetam (Ancestors), ‘Ahiihirom (Elders) and ‘Eyoohiinkem (our relatives/relations) past, present and emerging.

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