Jazz musician Ronnie Burrage to speak on campus

Percussionist, musician and composer Ronnie Burrage will speak at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, in the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts at Penn State Altoona. Burrage is considered one of the best jazz musicians on the world scene today. He has played with Wayne Shorter, Sonny Rollins, Pat Metheny, Jaco Pastorius and Archie Shepp, among others, and is featured on more than 100 recordings. His latest productions are "Spirit Guides/Truth" and "Love Music and Blue Noise."

Burrage's lecture, "The Influence of Jazz and Hip-Hop on American Culture," is free and open to the public. The event is sponsored by the Division of Arts & Humanities


 

Last Updated January 14, 2014