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The Music of 1924

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David Garland hosts an evening of epoch-defining music from 1924. Recorded live in the Jerome L. Greene space on July 8, 2009.

1924 was a revolutionary year for classical music. George Anteil’s Ballet Mecanique, George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, Giacomo Puccini’s Turandot, and Jelly Roll Morton’s Big Foot Ham and Bucktown Blues. Featuring: Jason Moran and Alicia Hall Moran, Marta Eggerth, Dave Burrell and Matthew Marks.