RIT College of Liberal Arts Performing Arts program presents
The Harlem Renaissance
A Centennial Celebration
Herb Smith (band leader and jazz trumpet)
Rod Blumenau (arranger and pianist)
Michael Lasser (expert narration)
Herb Smith has put together a great jazz combo to showcase the Harlem Renaissance and some of its most famous stars who include Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, and Thomas ”Fats” Waller. The music will feature vocals, trumpet, saxophone, bass, and drums and we have our resident expert on American song, Michael Lasser, to guide us with his incomparable narration.