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Emmet-Cohen

Thank You for Making Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival 2018 the Best Ever.
STAY TUNED FOR NEXT YEAR.

JUNE 21-23, 2019

THE AUGUST WILSON CULTURAL CENTER PRESENTS A NEWLY COMMISSIONED SUITE FOR FLYING GIRLS BY SEAN JONES

Sean Jones: A Suite For Flying Girls

The August Wilson Cultural Center (AWCC) upholds and furthers its mission to present and celebrate the African American experience by featuring jazz music programming as part of year-long signature events. AWCC aims to connect the various avenues of our programming. Sean Jones was commissioned to write a composition inspired by the work, Flying Girls by Peju Alatise currently on display in Familiar Boundaries. Infinite Possibilities. Sean Jones seeks to sonically depict the installation, wherein Peju Alatise captures the freedoms, joys, visions and dreams of those that are often set aside, unseen, misunderstood, and oppressed.

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