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Monday, January 16, 2017
Boston University Commemorates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with Duke Ellington Concert
Photo of Randall Keith Horton by Conor Doherty, courtesy of BU Today
Boston composer, arranger and musician
Randall Keith Horton
is presenting at concert entitled "Hope, Despair and the Blues," in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Monday, January 16 at the
GSU Metcalf Ballroom
at Boston University.
The concert features
music of the
BU’s Big Band
Inner Strength Gospel Choir
and conducted by Mr. Horton.
Read a full description of the concert, and of Horton's connections to Boston and to Ellington, at
Also, read this
address by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
on the importance of jazz, delivered at the Berlin Jazz Festival in 1964, courtesy of
, Atlanta's jazz station.
A signifiant collection of
Martin Luther King's writings and materials
is housed at Boston University's
Martin Gotlieb Archival Research Center
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