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Turtle Island Quartet with Cyrus Chestnut - Jelly, Rags & Monk

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

FORBES CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

CONCERT HALL

The Grammy Award-winning Turtle Island Quartet teams up with extraordinary jazz pianist Cyrus Chestnut to present a brand new program that embraces a range of composers—from the giant of ragtime and jazz, Jelly Roll Morton, to Thelonious Monk, a modern jazz era genius. Hailed as the quintessential New World string quartet of the 21st century, cellist Yo-Yo Ma celebrates Turtle Island Quartet as “a unified voice that truly breaks new ground …”

For tickets and further information, visit http://www.jmu.edu/forbescenter/events/2017/04/22-turtle-island-quartet.shtml