Melody of China 20th Anniversary Concert: "Memories From the Past.." A Fusion of Jazz and Chinese Traditions

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Ticket Information

Tickets are $17 General admission, $14 Seniors (65+), $5 Full-time students and Children 12 and under are Free.  Tickets and information may be found here:

 

 

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Time
4:00 PM
Presented By
Old First Concerts and Melody of China
Event Type
Performances
Genre
Classical/Contemporary
Event Contact
Eric Myers
Description

Melody of China will celebrate 20 years of Chinese music in San Francisco with a concert on Sunday, November 24th at 4PM at Old First Church, 1751 Sacramento Street in San Francisco.

Tickets are $17 General admission, $14 Seniors (65+), $5 Full-time students and Children 12 and under are Free.  Tickets and information may be found here:

http://oldfirstconcerts.org/performances/563/

 


Ensemble Name
Melody of China
Musicians
Guests: Jiebing Chen, Jon Jang, Francis Wong, Marcus Shelby, Deszon Claiborne
Composers
Gang Situ, Francis Wong, Jon Jang, Huteng Tiao
Program

The afternoon will feature performances by Melody of China and guests erhu virtuoso Jiebing Chen, and jazz pioneers: pianist Jon Jang, saxophonist Francis Wong, bassist Marcus Shelby and drummer Deszon Claiborne in a rare fusion of jazz and Chinese traditions

The program will include a retrospective of Melody of China commissions, collaborations and traditional repertoire including Gang Situ's Double Concerto for Erhu and Yangqin and Francis Wong's Shanghai Story of Chinese and jazz quartets.


Venue
Old First Church
Location
1751 Sacramento Street
San Francisco, CA
Phone
(415) 474 - 1608