Bing Productions continues the mission of the former Bing Arts Center.

400: An African American Musical Portrait


Saturday, April 25, 8 p.m.

Avery Sharpe Quintet & Extended Family Choir
Bassist Avery Sharpe has made a bold statement with his latest project, 400: An African American Musical Portrait. His original compositions serve to chronicle the pain, hope, and triumph of the African American people. This new, original jazz music is flavored with gospel, spirituals, and blues. There are two pieces corresponding to each of the four centuries since the first African slaves were brought to Jamestown, Virginia, by the Dutch in 1619. $25. $15 students. Sponsored in part by the Springfield Cultural Council. Media Sponsor NEPR.

Doors open at 7:30. Refreshments available.

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