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Free Concert Wednesday, June 20th to Welcome Wild Indigo to Detroit

“At home I used to play, and the birds always used to whistle with me. I would stop what I was working on and play with the birds.” -Eric Dolphy

Conference of the Birds: The Music of Eric Dolphy featuring The Tony Holland Ensemble

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 7 pm

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Noted Detroit-based saxophonist, Tony Holland, and his ensemble will perform the music of Eric Dolphy in the General Motors Theater of the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. The event, held on Dolphy’s 100th birthday, will celebrate the great jazz multi-instrumentalist, his collaborations with other greats like John Coltrane and Charles Mingus, as well as his birdsong-inspired improvisational style. Videos of Dolphy and bird migrations will be screened as a backdrop to this dynamic free musical performance.

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Hosted by: The Charles H. Wright of African American History

In Partnership with: Audubon Great Lakes|Detroit Audubon Society | Detroit International Wildlife Refuge (U.S. FWS) |Greening of Detroit

This event is free and open to the public.

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For more information please contact the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History at (313) 494-5800.

Learn more about Wild Indigo Nature Explorations: https://gl.audubon.org/bird-friendly-communities/wild-indigo-nature-expl...

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