Freedom Jazz Choir – March 4

Celebrating Black History Month The Legacy of Louis Armstrong: “What a Wonderful World” The Marcus Shelby Hot 7, the HJF Freedom Jazz Choir and the Healdsburg Jazz Student Choir and Ensemble When: Friday, March 4, 2016 Time: 7 p.m. Where: Raven Performing Arts Theater, 115 North St., Healdsburg Cost: FREE – Donations Suggested Information: (707) 433-4644 Healdsburg will celebrate Black History Month with a free community concert at the Raven

June 5 – Marcus Shelby and the Freedom Jazz Choir

Harriet Tubman: Bound for the Promised Land When: Thursday, June 5 Where: Raven Theater, 115 North St., Healdsburg Time: 7:00 pm Tickets: $20 This is the climactic performance of Marcus Shelby‘s 2014 project with Healdsburg Jazz – the final performance of his oratorio Harriet Tubman: Bound for the Promised Land, featuring his 18-piece orchestra and the 100-strong voices of the HJF Freedom Jazz Choir. (See the post on earlier performances.)

Marcus Shelby & Freedom Jazz Choir Performances

“Harriet Tubman: Bound for the Promised Land” Performance Schedule: May 17 (Saturday), Community Baptist Church, 7 pm (by donation) May 24 (Saturday), Glaser Center, Santa Rosa, 7 pm ($20) Ticket link June 5 (Thursday), Raven Theater, Healdsburg, 7 pm ($20) Ticket link At last year’s Healdsburg Jazz Festival, bassist Marcus Shelby – a composer of Ellingtonian  sweep and  ambition – enacted his suite Soul of a Movement: Meditations on Dr.