08/24/11

Jazzmobile Premieres Original Score by Wycliffe Gordon

Trombonist's music will accompany 1920 silent film

Jazzmobile will present trombonist/composer Wycliffe Gordon’s new original score to Oscar Micheaux’s 78-minute 1920 silent film Within Our Gates this Friday, August 26, at 8:00 pm, at the Miller Theater in New York. The film will be screened with the score performed live with an 18-piece orchestra and two guest vocalists.

Miller Theater is located at Columbia University School of the Arts, 2960 Broadway at 116th Street, in New York City. The film will be followed by a conversation and Q&A session with the composer. Admission to the screening and performance is free; however, reservations are recommended by calling (212) 866-4900, extension 307.

For more information, contact Jazzmobile at (212) 866-4900 or visit Jazzmobile.

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