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Latin Jazz concert hosted by UT Martin Music Department

Updated: Nov 14, 2022


The University of Tennessee at Martin Percussion Society is partnering with the Latin Hispanic Student Association and the Office of Multicultural Affairs to host a Latin Jazz Concert in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month. The free event will be held from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sept. 29 in the Fine Arts Building Band Hall.

The event will include performances by the UT Martin big band and UT Martin small jazz group, directed by Dr. Kurt Gorman, professor of music; and by Pacer Pans, UT Martin’s small steel drum ensemble, directed by Dr. Brady Spitz, director of percussion studies. Free food will be available.

National Hispanic Heritage Month takes place from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 annually to celebrate the contributions, diverse cultures and histories of the American Latino community. Hispanic Heritage Month has been celebrated nationally since 1988. The 2022 theme for the month is “Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation”.

For more information contact Spitz at


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