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Ellen Rowe

Blue LLama
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Just as Ann Arbor's Blue LLama Jazz Club was getting ready to celebrate its first birthday, it was forced to shut down like all other clubs and restaurants in Michigan due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  WEMU's Lisa Barry talks with the owner of the club, Don Hicks, about how they, like many jazz musicians, have had to improvise to stay connected with the community.


Ellen Rowe: A Celebration Of Geri Allen

Apr 4, 2018

The University of Michgan's Ellen Rowe and Michael Jewett discuss a showcase of jazz performances ahead of a celebration and tribute to the late pianist and composer, Geri Allen, which will be held on Thursday evening at the Ark in Ann Arbor.