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Performance: We Insist! Max Roach's Freedom Now Suite

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Milstein Theater at Monticello's David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center
Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Join us for a pop-up jazz performance of “We Insist! Max Roach’s Freedom Now Suite” which was released in 1960 to commemorate the Emancipation Proclamation and celebrate the Civil Rights Movement protests. The free performance features five members from Fresh Cut Orchestra, a jazz ensemble from featuring trumpeter Josh Lawrence, bassist and cuatroist Jason Fraticelli, drummer Anwar Marshall, percussionist Arturo Stable and saxophonist Stacy Dillard.

"the Fresh Cut Orchestra [is] one of the funkiest, most compelling large ensembles to emerge from the City of Brotherly Love in a while." Downbeat Magazine, Februrary 2017

Offered as part of Monticello's commemoration of Black History Month.

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