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Performance: Todd Marcus Jazz Orchestra


Thursday, November 30, 2017


06:30 PM–08:30 PM

Performance: Todd Marcus Jazz Orchestra

Local jazz artist Todd Marcus will present a performance of his Blues for Tahrir, as well as new pieces commissioned by Chamber Music America. Marcus’ emotional works explore hope and loss, and are inspired by the Egyptian uprising of 2011 and his recent travels to Egypt. Docent-led tours of the Egyptian galleries will be given during intermission.

  • Todd Marcus – bass clarinet
  • Troy Roberts – tenor sax
  • Russell Kirk – alto sax
  • Brent Birckhead – flute & alto sax
  • Alex Norris – trumpet
  • Alan Ferber - trombone
  • Xavier Davis – piano
  • Jeff Reed - bass
  • Eric Kennedy – drums

This performance is supported in part by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council and Chamber Music America.