Award winning trumpeter
Winner of the 2006 International Trumpet Guild Jazz Competition, and the 2004 National Trumpet Jazz Competition, Jean Caze has emerged as one of today’s most exciting new voices in jazz. At the age of twenty-seven Jean has performed with the likes of Herbie Hancock, Najee, Arturo Sandoval , Roberta Flack, Al Jarreau, and George Duke to name a few. On December 19, 2013 he will be on stage at the Old Dillard Museum as we celebrate the winter holiday season with our Pre-Kwanzaa Concert.
Local vocalist Jus' Cynthia recently took the blues to the Orient and on November 7, 2013 shebrought her show to the Old Dillard Museum.The Thailand Blues concert dazzle the audience with songs, insights and images from a country known as the Land of Smiles..
Created Equal Next Forum
How incarceration is used as a new form of slavery.
We are now planning the next forum in our Created Equal Series. This time we will discuss the film "Slavery By Another Name." You may watch the documentary on the National Edoment for the Humanities website, and submit your ideas for discussion topics.
The Old Dillard Museum is one of 473 institutions across the country that are using the power of documentary films to encourage community discussion of America’s civil rights history. Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. Gilder Lehrman developed the exciting programmatic and support materials for the sites. The powerful documentaries, The Abolitionists, Slavery by Another Name, Freedom Riders, and The Loving Story, include dramatic scenes of incidents in the 150-year effort to achieve equal rights for all. Freedom Riders received an Emmy in 2012, and The Loving Story and The Abolitionists have been nominated for Emmys in 2013. The museum will havepublic forum on concepts from the film The Freedom Riders, including international views of the "problem of racial segregation" and "equal protection under the law," at the museum at 6 p.m. on Octorber 24.