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Julia Simpson proviced an interactive program with full musical accompaniment, the evolution of American music is traced through more than three centuries: from the time of Slavery to the u201CJazz Ageu201D.

The show encompasses dance and highlights the music of such notable American Composers as Scott Joplin, J. Rosamond Johnson and Thomas A. Dorsey. With spirituals and gospel hymns such as u201CGo Down Mosesu201D and u201CEvery Time I Feel The Spiritu201D, this musical history is as exciting and entertaining as it is educational.

Photographer: James Rivera