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Give the Drummer Some Benefit Concert

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Come swing with North Carolina Central University’s alumni drummers, Alvin Atkinson and Thomas Taylor as they start the school year off with a Bang.

Durham, N.C., — Jazz drummer Thomas Taylor, guest artist Alvin Atkinson, and some of the Jazz percussion alumni will present a jazz concert and fundraiser in the B.N. Duke Auditorium on the campus of North Carolina Central University on Sunday Aug. 25, at 6 p.m. This concert will honor NCCU Alumnus, Grady Tate.  Earlier in the afternoon, there will be music and percussion-centered workshops starting at 2 p.m. All proceeds will go to the Jazz Studies scholarship fund. The concert is FREE to the public.  Donations will be accepted at the door (please consider a minimum of a $20.00 donation). Advance donations can be made at https://24282.thankyou4caring.org/vlb-donation.  Please make sure to scroll to "Jazz Studies Program" AND leave a note for Give the Drummer Some when donating.  For more information, contact Thomas Taylor in the Department of Music at North Carolina Central University (919-530-6361) or go to Facebook @NCCUGiveTheDrummerSome.

When: Sunday, August 25, 2019 6:00 PM until 8:30 PM

Where: Workshops will be in New Jazz Band Room & Old Jazz Band Room

Contact Person: Visiting Lecturer, Thomas E Taylor

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