April 22, 2013 -- The RADD Jazz Series presents Universal Language IX, an annual program that explores the synthesis of jazz, improvised music, and indigenous folk music from throughout the world. The program will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 27 in the Abbott Concert Hall of the Kleinpell Fine Arts Building. Admission is free and open to the public.
Universal Language celebrates the diversity as well as the shared influences of music from throughout the world. Our ninth edition presents music from the African Diaspora, Argentina, Bulgaria, Celtic Traditions, Cuba, Haiti, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Scandinavian Traditions, Spain, and Turkey.
The RADD Jazz Series features the UW-River Falls Jazz Ensemble, directed by music Professor David Milne, as well as national and regional touring jazz artists. The RADD Jazz Series is dedicated to the memory of John Radd, professor of music and Jazz Ensemble director at UW-River Falls. The RADD Jazz Series is collaboration between the UWRF Music Department and the UWRF Office of Student Life.
For more information or accommodations, call the Office of Student Life, 715-425-4444.