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Music listings – 2/28 through 3/6

1. Hillard Greene IN & OUT ENSEMBLE

Date: Monday, February 28, 2011
Time: 8pm
Venue: the University of the Streets (130 east 7th street. 2nd floor. NY)
Ticket: $10
Genre: Jazz

A night of challanging Jazz featuring Robert Picket – piano, Newman Taylor Baker – drums, Hilliard “Hill” Greene – bass.

2. Superhuman Happiness w. Chico Mann

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Melvin Van Peebles’s classic movie “Sweet Sweetback” soon on stage!

In 1971, Melvin Van Peebles directed and starred in one of the classics of African-American film. Now, with the group Burnt Sugar and a cast of more than a dozen, he workshops a new stage version, filled with Baadasssss songs. From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Caught in the Act, episode 22. Original airdate: 1/27/2010.

Burnt Sugar upcoming shows

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