A Swinging Evening at Aycock
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
This spring has brought the pleasure of numerous events at UNC Greensboro, and it is wonderful to report that the College of Visual and Performing Arts goes from strength to strength. The unsuspecting listener attending the Miles Davis Jazz Festival, as the evening's event was titled might expect a program dedicated to some fact of the trumpeter's oeuvre - rather, the UNCG jazz program is named for Davis - the Miles Davis Jazz Studies Program (so named because of the gift to the university of the trumpet used to record the classic "Kind of Blue"). Instead, the program presented two aspects of the art form.
Excerpt from Tom Moore's review (CVNC)