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Jason Moran’s Fats Waller Dance Party UPDATED

Presented by Discovery Green and Da Camera of Houston at Discovery Green, Houston TX

May 16 2014
Jason Moran’s Fats Waller Dance Party UPDATED

Discovery Green and Da Camera of Houston present Jason Moran’s Fats Waller Dance Party, Friday, May 16 at 7:30pm.

Jason Moran pays tribute to Fats Waller, the influential stride pianist, composer and singer best known for his songs Ain’t Misbehavin’ and Honeysuckle Rose.

Rather than interpreting Waller’s ebulliently swinging songbook directly, Moran breaks down melodies and riffs and then “the band built on those fragments, in rhythms coming out of 1960s-and-beyond dance music: Motown, house, hip-hop,” the New York Times reported.

This night will be a raucous party with an open dance floor

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ADMISSION INFO

Free and Open to the public.

Most street parking is free after 6 pm, and all concerts start promptly at 6:30 pm.

Picnics and blankets for lawn seating recommended.  Burgers, beer, & wine available. Please do not bring alcohol or glass containers into the park.

Contact: 713-400-7336 or 713-524-5050

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

7:30pm

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Discovery Green

Labranch at Lamar, Houston, TX 77010

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