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November 9, 2014

EXPLORING THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE OF SLAVERY AND SONG with Linda Tillery – Part 2

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Linda Tillery SUNDAYS, NOVEMBER 2, 9 & 16, 11 AM

Join Linda Tillery in a unique opportunity to learn, sing and feel the music that developed through the songs and rhythms of the African Diaspora. Participants learn African- American Spirituals, Field Hollers, Work Songs, Children’s Play Songs, Ring Shouts, Gospel and music from the Sea Islands of Georgia and South Carolina. Series includes singing, hand clapping, stick pounding and some traditional dance. Video and audio recordings are also presented to stimulate in-depth discussions. There will be a lot of singing and the more people that attend, the more powerful the experience will be. Open to all levels.

Sundays,
November 2, 9 and 16,
11am – 1pm
$150 advance • $165 day of workshop

Linda Tillery is a 47-year veteran vocalist, percussionist, Grammynominated producer, cultural historian and the founder and artistic director of Linda Tillery and the Cultural Heritage Choir. She has conducted workshops with the Oakland Symphony Chorus, the MIT Concert Choir, Spelman College Concert Choir, Xarxa Gospel Choir (Barcelona), Muse Choir of Cincinnati and the Oakland Youth Chorus. She has taught classes at Stanford University, Williams College, Pacific School of Religion and the California Institute for Integral Studies. As a vocalist and percussionist, she has performed on over 75 recordings and has produced 15+ recordings.

Start: November 9, 2014 11:00 am
End: November 9, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: California Jazz Conservatory
Address:
2087 Addison St, Berkeley, CA, 94704, United States

November 16, 2014

EXPLORING THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE OF SLAVERY AND SONG with Linda Tillery – Part 3

linda-tillery

Linda Tillery SUNDAYS, NOVEMBER 2, 9 & 16, 11 AM

Join Linda Tillery in a unique opportunity to learn, sing and feel the music that developed through the songs and rhythms of the African Diaspora. Participants learn African- American Spirituals, Field Hollers, Work Songs, Children’s Play Songs, Ring Shouts, Gospel and music from the Sea Islands of Georgia and South Carolina. Series includes singing, hand clapping, stick pounding and some traditional dance. Video and audio recordings are also presented to stimulate in-depth discussions. There will be a lot of singing and the more people that attend, the more powerful the experience will be. Open to all levels.

Sundays,
November 2, 9 and 16,
11am – 1pm
$150 advance • $165 day of workshop

Linda Tillery is a 47-year veteran vocalist, percussionist, Grammynominated producer, cultural historian and the founder and artistic director of Linda Tillery and the Cultural Heritage Choir. She has conducted workshops with the Oakland Symphony Chorus, the MIT Concert Choir, Spelman College Concert Choir, Xarxa Gospel Choir (Barcelona), Muse Choir of Cincinnati and the Oakland Youth Chorus. She has taught classes at Stanford University, Williams College, Pacific School of Religion and the California Institute for Integral Studies. As a vocalist and percussionist, she has performed on over 75 recordings and has produced 15+ recordings.

Start: November 16, 2014 11:00 am
End: November 16, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: California Jazz Conservatory
Address:
2087 Addison St, Berkeley, CA, 94704, United States
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