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ASO’s performance of Blues Symphony to be broadcast on Monday, January 18th

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will perform the 18th annual musical tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, “A King Celebration” on Thursday, January 14, 2010 at 8:00 p.m. The performance, commemorating the life and work of the celebrated civil rights leader, will take place in the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel of Morehouse College, the alma mater of Dr. King. The program will feature movements II, III, IV, V and VI of Wynton Marsalis’s Blues Symphony; Part I of Slavery Documents by Donald Sur; Beethoven’s Leonore Overture No. 3, and the traditional “We Shall Overcome.” The concert will be broadcast to nearly 250 radio stations across the country on American Public Media’s Performance Today, hosted by Fred Child, on Monday, January 18, 2010. For station information and broadcast times, please visit performancetoday.publicradio.org

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  1. Like brother Wynton, Marsalis’ reach extends far beyond the loosely constructed bounds of jazz, casting him as a transcendent musical personality.

    Bill Cosby on Feb 7th, 2010 at 7:54pm

  2. And concerning preciseness….. let me say, of course with due respect,that good cooking takes time…..and when needed…I prefer some well cooked appetizers, as a preface of things to come, than a whole bunch of fast food.

    Well, just my opinion.
    Just C.

    C. on Jan 14th, 2010 at 8:47pm

  3. All the best!!!!!!!!
    Blow up some steam……then deep breath……and enjoy the premiere!.
    God bless you.


    Cfanforever on Jan 14th, 2010 at 6:43pm