USIA - KENNEDY CENTER JAZZ AMBASSADORS TOUR OVERSEAS





Angela Hagenbach

(Washington, D.C.)

September 22-27    Mozambique
JAZZ AMBASSADORS ANGELA HAGENBACH AND JOSEPH CARTWRIGHT BEGAN THEIR EXTENSIVE AFRICAN TOUR WITH A FULL SCHEDULE IN MOZAMBIQUE THAT INCLUDED A WORKSHOP, PRESS LUNCHEON AND TWO PERFORMANCES IN MAPUTO, AND A PERFORMANCE IN THE PROVINCIAL CAPITAL OF INHAMBANE, A 6-HOUR DRIVE NORTH OF MAPUTO. THE DUO IMPRESSED THEIR AUDIENCES WITH THEIR TALENT AND CHARM. THE PRIME MINISTER WAS AMONG THE ATTENDEES AT A RECEPTION IN MAPUTO, AND THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR AND MAYOR OF INHAMBANE WERE AMONG THE AUDIENCE AT THE PERFORMANCE IN INHAMBANE. TV MOZAMBIQUE PLANS TO AIR A TAPE OF THE MAPUTO PERFORMANCE.

September 27-October 1    Swaziland
JAZZ AMBASSADORS ANGELA HAGENBACH AND JOSEPH CARTWRIGHT KICKED-OFF THEIR TOUR IN SWAZILAND WITH AN ELECTRIFYING PERFORMANCE. THE JAZZ DUO'S EASY RAPPORT AND SOPHISTICATED RENDITION OF FAVORITE JAZZ TUNES WOWED THE STANDING-ROOM-ONLY AUDIENCE AND WORKSHOP PARTICIPANTS. THE JAZZ DUO ARE ACCOMPLISHED TEACHERS AS WELL AS MUSICIANS, AND WERE SUCCESSFUL IN RAISING THE PROFESSIONAL AWARENESS AND PERFORMANCE LEVEL OF THE STUDENT MUSICIANS.


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