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Music Faculty Talk
Kris Allen & Avery Sharpe – Music Faculty Talk
Duo Inspirations: George Washington Carver and Charlie Parker

Kris Allen and Avery Sharpe present a music faculty talk titled Duo Inspirations: George Washington Carver and Charlie Parker. In the discussion they examine the process of writing, arranging, and recording the music for their newest project, which is themed around George Washington Carver’s life and legacy.  Commemorating the anniversary of Charlie Parker’s passing, Kris and Avery offer insights in the run up to a concert to be presented at the Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) later in the afternoon, at 5pm. More about the WCMA event.
You can hear the sax/bass duo playing together in this new video.