AACI Concert “Hold Fast To Dreams”
Saturday January 25, 2020
Sunday January 26, 2020
Eastside College Preparatory School
1041 Myrtle St, East Palo Alto

The African American Composer Initiative is proud to present our 11th Annual concert set,”Hold Fast to Dreams.” These words by poet Langston Hughes set the tone for the music on this year’s program: music uplifting and sustaining to the spirit. The AACI roster of musicians, along with beloved guest jazz artists Valerie Capers and John Robinson return to the performing arts center of Eastside College Prep in East Palo Alto to present spirituals, songs, and instrumentals by Charles Lloyd, Jr, Florence Price, Jeremiah Evans, Adolphus Hailstork, William Grant Still, John Robinson, Valerie Capers and jazz greats Duke Ellington and Kenny Dorham.

You can purchase tickets at Brown Paper Tickets. Click HERE.

This program is supported by donations made to AACI through our umbrella organization, InterMusicSF.

AACI is a fiscally sponsored affiliate of San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the service of chamber music in California.


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