A Tribute to James Newton

UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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In tribute to his impactful and innovative years serving as Distinguished Professor in The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, this concert features works of Distinguished Professor Emeritus James Newton, who was the leading force in the development of the UCLA Global Jazz Studies Program and who taught many students in the areas of composition and jazz styles, history, and analysis. Among the pieces performed will be Professor Newton's Mass, his arrangement of "Amazing Grace," and other chamber works representing his vast and rich compositional repertoire.


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