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A Forgotten Legacy-The Music of James Reese Europe

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Date:

February 28

Time:

06:00 pm - 07:30 pm

Event Category:

Jazz Collective

Website:
Event Website
Venue

Israel Metropolitan CME Church

307 N Calhoun St

Greenville, SC, United States, 29601

A multi-level presentation that celebrates the black leaders who proved their worth as
American Heroes. Join us as we explore the lives of James Reese Europe, band leader, and
Freddie Stowers, the first African American to be awarded the Medal of Honor in World War I.

Israel Metropolitan CME Church
307 N. Calhoun Street

Thursday, February 28
6:00-7:30pm

FEATURING:
* A first-person account of the Harlem Hell Fighters role in WWI
Henry Johnson, UNCC Professor of History
* Special concert of Hell Fighter Band Music
The Greenville Jazz Collective Early Jazz Combo
* Honoring Freddie Stowers, American Hero
Ri’Chu ri Sancho, Grand Niece of Freddie Stowers

For more information: Greg Mckee at 864.704.0378 or mckeegregory02@gmail.com
Hiram Springle at 864.484.1009 or hiramspringle519@gmail.com

SPONSORED BY:
Israel Metropolitan CME Church
Unity Sports Soccer Club

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