Warren Smith
Public Talk
Coastin' Creative Music Conversations

Warren Smith

with Taylor Ho Bynum, director of the Coast Jazz Orchestra
April 13, 2021

This event occurred as part of the 20/21 Hop Original season. This is an archived view.

Join Taylor Ho Bynum and Hop Ensemble Fellow Noah Campbell '21 for a discussion with Warren Smith on music, improv and creative practice.

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Warren Smith is a percussionist, composer, activist and educator with a seven-decade career in creative music and among the first generation of Black creative musicians to teach in higher education. His career includes work with Max Roach, Tony Williams, Charles Mingus, Janis Joplin, Aretha Franklin, Van Morrison, Roberta Flack, Miles Davis, Gil Evans, John Cage, Harry Partch and countless others — he is also a gifted storyteller, a fountain of living history. He also has a long friendship and collaboration with Bill Cole, and performed at Dartmouth many times during Cole's tenure at the school.

Part of the Coastin' Creative Music Conversations series.
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Funded in part by a gift from the Bob Gatzert 1951 Jazz Series Fund for the Hopkins Center and the Lewis Pace Poag 1972 Fund.

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