3 stories tagged ‘Harvard Jazz Bands’
The Office for the Arts at Harvard and Harvard’s Department of Music announced that Thomas G. Everett, director of Harvard Bands since 1971, will retire Feb. 15. His Harvard career will be celebrated in various ways at the University, including a Jazz Bands concert dedicated to him on April 13 at 8 p.m. in Sanders Theatre.
Three local jazz figures came to Harvard to explore their passion for the music and its future as a singular American art form.
Musician Fred Ho’s new work, a commission from Harvard’s Office for the Arts and the Harvard Jazz Bands, chronicles the composer’s successful three-year battle with cancer.