Composer and pianist Jason Moran, artistic director of the Kennedy Center Jazz program and MacArthur Fellow, presents a meditation on the life, combat service, and legacy of American musician and jazz composer James Reese Europe, who created the band of World War I’s African-American 369th regiment, the Harlem Hellfighters, and helped popularize jazz throughout France.

Friday, September 23, 2022
8:00 p.m.
Buckley Recital Hall
Amherst College
Amherst, MA

Jason Moran’s Harlem Hellfighters in Amherst