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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Oct. 17, 1974)
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The Preservation Hall Jazz Band will perform Sunday at 7:30 p.m. in the
Nebraska Union. Each of the band members is more than 60 years old. They
were young when jazz was young in New Orleans.
Saint marchin' music here Sunday
By Dennis Ellermeier.
However you slice it, jazz is best
This Sunday Lincolnites will have the
opportunity to hear good live jazz by the
Preservation Hall Jazz Band.
This group of five musicians is unique
because the members, all past 60, were
young when jazz itself was young. They
grew up with the Lady (jazz) herself.
With piano, trumpet, trombone,
clarinet and drums, the band plays this
genuinely American music in the New
The group represents that unique
establishement in New Orleans Pre
servation Hall. Founded informally in
1952, Preservation Hall has since served
as a congregating place for rri.;s cans
who know with the jazz sty!"
In recent years it has taken the
educational function of prf-se-virn and
perpetuating the New Orleans Lrar.'J of
Preservation Hall Jazz Band s ap
pearance here is the last in a series of
American Art Heritage sponsored by
the Union Contemporary Arts Commit
tee. The concert will be Oct. 20 at 7:30
p.m. in the Nebraska Union Centennial
Tickets, available at the Union South
Desk, are $2.50, regular admission and
$1.50, UNL students.
Opening this Friday, "Ah Wilderness'
Eugene O'Neill, is the second show in
Community Playhouse's 1974-75 season.
"Ah Wilderness" was written in 1933 rnd is the
only comedy O'Neill wrote. Set in a turn-of-the-century
New England town, it tells of the growth
of a teenage boy and his revolt against the
attitudes of the times. His interest in "radical"
literature gets him into trouble, not only with his
own father but with his girlfriend's father as well.
Forbidden to see his girlfriend, he rambles into
the bars and brothels before the final scene of
John Wilson, director of the show, characterizes
It as "the eternal story of youthful rebellion."
Cast members include Robert Stuewig, Jan
Healeyand Scott Boughn.
"Ah Wilderness" will be presented Oct. 25-27
and November 1-3. Curtain time is 8 p.m. Student
tickets are $2.60.
The Community Playhouse is at 2500 So. 56th
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PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND
On tour from their legend
ary home in New Orleans,
the members or mis
famous band shared in the
birth of iazz. our most
American art form. With
seemingly eternal youth
land vigor, these colorful
jmusicians still render the
overpowering joy and sor
irnw the breathtaking
Ifreedom of spirit of jazz
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Union Centennial Room
$1.50 UNL students.
Available at Union South
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Kimball Recital Hall
Friday, Oct. 25
Tickets: Kimball Box Office
Rm. 113 Music Bldg.
The residency by the Cleveland Quartet
is supported by the Nebraska Arts Council.
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