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Don Byron | Don Byron New Gospel Quintet

MIT Music and Theater Arts

Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 7:30 PM (EDT)

Cambridge, United States

Don Byron | Don Byron New Gospel Quintet

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
General Admission   more info Ended $20.00 $1.99
Students (non-MIT)   more info Ended $10.00 $1.49
MIT Students   more info Ended Free $0.00
MIT Faculty   more info Ended Free $0.00
MIT Staff   more info Ended Free $0.00
BAA Students, Faculty & Staff   more info Ended Free $0.00

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Don Byron | Don Byron New Gospel Quintet

with Boston Arts Academy Spirituals Ensemble

Saturday, October 27, 2012

7:30 PM

MIT Kresge Auditorium

Legendary clarinetist Don Byron brings his newest project to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Featuring the music of gospel pioneer Thomas A. Dorsey, Byron innovatively mixed his original compositions with traditional gospel works, releasing the album Love, Peace and Soul in February 2012 on Savoy Jazz.

Joining Don Byron and his New Gospel Quintet on stage is a chorus of students from Boston Arts Academy, an innovative public high school for the performing and visual arts.

Don Byron New Gospel Quintet

Don Byron: clarinets, saxophones • Carla Cook: vocals • Xavier Davis: piano • Jerome Harris: bass guitar • Pheeroan akLaff: drums 


DOORS OPEN AT 7:00PM - cash only at the door, get your tickets now


There is on-street parking at meters on and around MIT's campus. 

Event parking is available beginning at 6:30pm at two locations:

Attendant Parking/CASH Only: $5 Westgate Lot

No Attendant/Credit Card Only: West Garage 





Curated by Kenan Sahin Distinguished Professor of Music Evan Ziporyn,
the appearance of Don Byron and the New Gospel Quintet is produced by
the MIT Music and Theater Arts section in collaboration with the MIT Visiting Artists program.

Have questions about Don Byron | Don Byron New Gospel Quintet? Contact MIT Music and Theater Arts

When & Where

Kresge Auditorium
48 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, 02139

Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 7:30 PM (EDT)

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MIT Music and Theater Arts

The Music and Theater Arts section provides students at MIT the opportunity to experience the unique language and process of the arts. Faculty and teaching staff help students understand art’s demand for rigor and discipline and its non-quantitative standards of excellence and beauty. A strong, comprehensive program in both music and theater arts—encompassing history, theory, and performance—is taught by faculty and staff of the highest caliber. 

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