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2008 Festival At A Glance
June 27   Terence Blanchard Quintet
June 28   Early Bird featuring Crosspulse Percussion Ensemble
June 28   Mary Stallings
June 29   3 Cohens
July 5   John Calloway Quintet
July 6   Everything you Wanted to Know About Jazz (But Were Afraid to Ask)
July 6   Sony Holland Plus Five
July 11   Mulgrew Miller
July 12   Early Bird with Jim Nadel
July 12   Kenny Burrell Quartet
July 13   Mel Martin and the Benny Carter Tribute Band
July 18   Gary Bartz Quartet featuring George Cables
July 19   The Whole Drum Truth
July 20   Yosvany Terry: Yedégbé—The Afro-Caribbean Legacy
July 21   Sandy Cressman and Homenagem Brasileira
July 22   Dayna Stephens Quartet
July 23   Andrew Speight's Bebop Night
July 24   Victor Lin and Friends
July 26   Geoffrey Keezer Quartet wtih special guest Joe Locke
July 27   Taylor Eigsti / Julian Lage Duo
July 28   Sylvia Cuenca Trio
July 29   Ruth Davies' Blues Night featuring Henry Butler
July 30   Ambrose and Friends
July 31   Tia Fuller and Healing Space
Aug 2   Dena DeRose Trio with special guest Donald Bailey
Aug 3   The Agosto Trio: Scofield / Grenadier / Stewart
Aug 4   Barry Harris / Charles McPherson Quartet
Aug 5   Jason Moran / Larry Grenadier / Richard Davis / Jeff Ballard
Aug 6   Delfeayo Marsalis & the Stanford Jazz Workshop Sextet
Aug 8   Stanford Jazz Workshop All-Star Jam Session
Aug 9   Fly + 1 with special guest Joshua Redman
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Early Bird: From the African Diaspora, featuring Crosspulse Percussion Ensemble
Keith Terry, Amber Hines, Tacuma King, Evie Ladin, Omar Ledezma (vocals, percussion instruments)

Saturday, June 28
Kids 1–7, 10 am; Kids 8–12, 11:15 am | Dinkelspiel Auditorium
Tickets: Free

“A wonder-producing quintet — they drum, they dance, they chant, they slap and pat their torsos and limbs, they make visual music that fills a room with physical excitement.” – The San Francisco Bay Guardian

Keith Terry's body percussion combines drumming, dance, theater, and performance art into a wholly unique musical experience that’s loved by audiences of all ages. By using his own body as a musical instrument—clapping his hands, stomping his feet, singing, drumming on his chest, and producing an astonishing variety of sounds—Terry communicates the rhythmic energy that is the beating heart of musical traditions all over the world. As a percussionist working with the original Jazz Tap Ensemble, Terry became fascinated by the overlap between the two art forms; the movement inherent in drumming and the rhythmic music of the dancers' bodies inspired him to explore the intersection of both worlds. The Crosspulse Percussion Quintet, Terry's ensemble of body musicians, brings together diverse cultural influences and expresses them through the most universal medium: the human body. They drum, dance, sing, and play a variety of instruments, taking audiences on a high-energy world tour. Kids are captivated by the contagious energy of their interactive performances and inspired to discover music that they can make themselves.

Supported in part by Alice Lee & Gregory Melchor

Crosspulse Percussion Ensemble web site

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