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African American Network: 4th Annual Celebration of National Black History Month
African American Network: 4th Annual Celebration of National Black History Month

A Tribute to Josephine Baker

A multi-dimensional homage to the first black superstar, “Le Tumulte Noir” celebrates Baker’s pioneering Paris revue and her pivotal role in the 1927 silent film “Siren of the Tropics.” See the feature film with a new original score by Chicago composer (and frequent AAN guest) Renée Baker performed live by the Chicago Modern Orchestra Project, the percussion ensemble Tsukasa Taiko and members of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians.

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Saturday, February 29, 2020 5:00 PM


Buntrock Hall, Symphony Center

Chicago Modern Orchestra Project
Tsukasa Taiko
Stan West narrator
Dee Alexander vocals
Cornelius V Johnson vocals
Jeffrey Burish vocals
Pat Johnson Winston vocals
Vickie Johnson vocals
Rae-Myra Hillard vocals
Kim Jones vocals
Yoseph Henry vocals
Taalib-Din Ziyad vocals
Brandon Brown vocals


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