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Artist and Residency: Joe McCarthy & Afro Bop Alliance Live Jazz Band Performance

Joe McCarthy has led a diverse career as drummer / percussionist, bandleader, producer and educator in a myriad of settings from symphony orchestra to bebop, big band, afro, Cuban, theater and beyond.

Joe is the founder, leader, producer and drummer of Afro Bop Alliance, winner of the 2008 Latin Grammy for Latin Jazz Album of the Year, and nominated in the same category for the 51st Grammy Awards for the Heads-Up release "Afro Bop Alliance", featuring Dave Samuels.

Joe is an artist-in-residence through the Northeastern Humanities Center. While visiting, Joe will teach a master class, meet with students and dialogue with faculty and administrators about Jazz and the music industry.

Registration encouraged (see to the right).

Friday, February 16, 2018 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex, ISEC 102

Event Type

Lecture, Live Performance, Music


CSSH, Master Calendar, College of Social Sciences and Humanities

Sponsoring Organization

The Department of Music; Latino/a Student Cultural Center; Department of Cultures, Societies and Global Studies; Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion; NUPrime; Department of Philosophy and Religion; Cultural, Residential and Spiritual Life; Humanities Center; John D. O'Bryant African American Institute

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