Renowned jazz vocalist Eve Cornelious will accompany the NCCU Jazz Program faculty in concert with the NCCU Vocal Jazz Ensemble opening the performance at 8 p.m. Friday, April 21, in the B.N. Duke Auditorium. Also, earlier at noon in the B.N. Duke Auditorium, Eve took part in a Music clinic and lecture.
A shot from a concert in Russia.
3 days + 2 outdoor stages + 5 indoor music venues + over 30 world-class performances = 1 EPIC music festival in Durham, NC. The mission of the concert is to “The mission of Art of Cool is to present, promote and preserve jazz-influenced music.”
A non-profit organization that strives to cross artistic, economic and social boundaries to bring together a diverse mix of people, cultures, experiences and creativity.
They want to present high-quality music concerts and events in unique venues throughout the Triangle to share their passion for music; our love of the Triangle’s vibrant arts scene; our desire to build and celebrate community; and our joy in providing each and every audience member with a GREAT NIGHT OUT.
Art of Cool was founded in Durham, NC, and is spearheaded by jazz trumpeter and educator, Albert Strong IV, and Cicely Mitchell, DrPH of Al Strong Music Productions.
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Singers Eve Cornelious, Ghanniyya Green, and Tulivu-Donna Cumberbatch are undoubtedly some of the finest singers in the world. They have never sung together or in the same show. This is an historic union of beautiful spirits.
It is only fitting that these ladies are joined by an outstanding quintet:
Steve Stephen Hall saxophone
Lafayette Harris Jr piano
Dwayne Clemons trumpet
Mark Johnson drums
Alex Apolo Ayala bass
We’ll see you there.