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DSO Jazz Symposium 2007

On April 11, the DSO held its first-ever Erb Jazz Symposium to coincide with Jazz Appreciation Month. The event welcomed a panel of renowned jazz educators, musicians and aficionados led by Branford Marsalis, the DSO’s 2006-07 Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Jazz Creative Director. Mark Stryker, Arts Reporter for the Detroit Free Press, served as moderator.

Jazz Symposium Panelists:

“Panelists Introductions”

Geri Allen, multiple award-winning jazz pianist

Dr. John Edward Hasse, Curator of American Music at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History

Al Pryor, Vice President for Artists and Repertoire for Mack Avenue Records

A.B. Spellman, Jr., author, poet, critic and lecturer

Rodney Whitaker, Music Director of the DSO’s Civic Jazz Youth Ensembles

The following are highlights of the panel discussion moderated by Mark Stryker. Topics included the future of jazz, education, technology/media and race.

Question 1:

How Do We Weave a New fabric for Jazz?”

Response: Dr. John E. Hasse

Response: A.B. Spellman

Response: Rodney Whitaker

Response: Al Pryor

Response: Branford Marsalis

Response: Geri Allen

Question 2:

“How Can Cultural Institutions Help Revitalize and Increase Their Efforts in Support of Jazz?”

Response: A.B. Spellman

Response: Dr. John E. Hasse

Response: Branford Marsalis

Response: Rodney Whitaker

Interjection: Mark Stryker and Dr. Hasse

Response: A.B. Spellman

“How Do We Reconnect To the African-American Community?”

Response: Rodney Whitaker and Al Pryor

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2006-07 Season Opener Sneak Preview! Episode 1

Behind the scenes look at opening night at Orchestra Hall

Recorded September 5, 2006

Ever wonder what it takes to put on a season at the DSO? …Or what goes on behind the scenes to make Opening Night extra festive? …Tune in to this Podcast to hear from members of the DSO and staff, who will describe what’s in store this weekend, in their own words!

Please share this program with others. Future programs will be available monthly to DSO “NoteWorthy” subscribers. Register for the insider newsletter “NoteWorthy” at http://www.detroitsymphony.com/.

For an upcoming schedule of Detroit Symphony Orchestra events and information, call (313) 576-5111, or visit http://www.detroitsymphony.com/



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2006-07 Season Opener Sneak Preview! Episode 1

Behind the scenes look at opening night at Orchestra Hall

Recorded September 5, 2006

Ever wonder what it takes to put on a season at the DSO? …Or what goes on behind the scenes to make Opening Night extra festive? …Tune in to this Podcast to hear from members of the DSO and staff, who will describe what’s in store this weekend, in their own words!

Please share this program with others. Future programs will be available monthly to DSO “NoteWorthy” subscribers. Register for the insider newsletter “NoteWorthy” at http://www.detroitsymphony.com/.

For an upcoming schedule of Detroit Symphony Orchestra events and information, call (313) 576-5111, or visit http://www.detroitsymphony.com/



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2005-06 Season: And then a tree frog decided to sing… Episode 1

Listen to artists and staff of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra tell their tales!

Recorded July 21, 2006

Orchestras everywhere are experimenting with technology. Today it is possible for you to hear directly from the artists and staff of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, as they tell tales about adventures at Meadow Brook Music Festival, our favorite summer home.

For an upcoming schedule of Detroit Symphony Orchestra events and information, call (313) 576-5111, or visit www.detroitsymphony.com



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