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Brava! for Women in the Arts, AIM West & Dr. Jose Cuellar present In Spirit of Flying Eagle: A Jim

A Tribute Concert - Remembering & Reflecting Premiere Native American Saxophonist Jim Pepper (June 18, 1941- February 10, 1992), recalling the musical genius of this innovative American Indian saxophonist fusion jazz pioneer of Kaw and Creek descent. Jim Pepper masterfully integrated elements of jazz and Native American music and although he passed away in 1992, his musical legacy of fusing Peyote chants, Powwow beats, and other traditional elements with jazz, rock, blues, and pop lives on.

Co-sponsored by American Indian Movement (AIM) West and curated by SFSU Professor of Raza Studies and musician Jose Cuellar (AKA Dr. Loco), the tribute will include performances of Pepper’s music by an extraordinary group of performers including, Dr. Loco, Hafez Modirzadeh, Francis Wong, Melecio Magdaluyo, John Calloway, Avotcja and more. Go to the link below for more information and to purchase your tickets in advance.

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