– Music – Latin – Jazz – Ann Arbor – 2017.09.08 –


– Friday –

– September 08 2017 –

– Latin Jazz –

– Tumbau Bravo –

– University of Michigan –
– Museum of Art –
– Ann  Arbor Michigan –

– UMMA After Hours –

 - University Of Michigan Museum Of Art - UMMA - After Hours - 2017 -

Free community event
to enjoy this season’s special exhibitions,
hear from UMMA curators in the galleries,
listen to live Cuban jazz with
Tumbao Bravo
in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.

Victors for Art:
Michigan’s Alumni Collectors—Part II: Abstraction

Browse the galleries and enjoy this season’s new special exhibitions:
Victors for Art: Michigan’s Alumni Collectors—Part II: Abstraction,
including the site-specific installation of
Random International’s LED-light
and motion-sensing dynamic sculpture,   Swarm Study / II;
the exhibition GLOSS: Modeling Beauty featuring fashion photography
by leading photographers such as ;

Edward Steichen,
Philippe Halsman,
Helmut Newton,
Andy Warhol,
Guy Bourdin;

works from across the African continent in  Power Contained:
The Art of Authority in Central and West Africa

a contemporary spin on traditional notions of portraiture in
Moving Image: Portraiture.

Commemorating the University of Michigan’s 2017 Bicentennial,
Victors for Art: Michigan’s Alumni Collectors celebrates the deep impact of Michigan alumni in the global art world.
This two-part exhibition presents works collected by a diverse group of alumni that represent the breadth of the University and over seventy years of graduating classes. Part II: Abstraction,
on view in the A. Alfred Taubman Gallery July 1 through October 29,
showcases modern and contemporary art by

Pablo Picasso,
Alberto Giacometti,
Louise Nevelson,
Lorna Simpson,
José Parlá,
Do Ho Su,
among others.

It also features a fifth-century Korean roof end tile and an Amish quilt,
as well as a work by an Inuit master—thus inviting visitors to explore the pleasures of abstraction across a wide range of media, eras, and genres.
UMMA extends Part II: Abstraction into the Irving Stenn, Jr. Family Gallery
from August 19 through November 26, 2017,
with the site-specific installation of
Random International’s LED-light and motion-sensing dynamic sculpture, Swarm Study / II.
Victors for Art offers an unprecedented opportunity to view art that may have never been publicly displayed otherwise—and most certainly, not all together.
For visitors, and especially for future Michigan alumni,
Victors for Art illuminates the shared passion for art fostered by the Michigan experience.

          This exhibition was organized by

Joseph Rosa, Guest Curator,
in collaboration with Laura De Becker,
Helmut & Candis Stern Associate Curator of African Art,
Jennifer Friess, Assistant Curator of Photography,
Lehti Mairike Keelman, Assistant Curator Western Art,
Natsu Oyobe, Curator of Asian Art.

      Lead support for Victors for Art: Michigan’s Alumni Collectors

is provided by

the University of Michigan Office of the Provost,
Michigan Medicine,
the University of Michigan Office of the President,
the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs
the National Endowment for the Arts,
the University of Michigan Bicentennial Office.

- Tumbau Bravo - Latin Jazz Band - Ann Arbor MI -


– Winner ot two Detroit Music Awards –

was founded in 2003 by conga drummer Alberto Nacif and reedman Paul VornHagen to perform authentic cuban rythms with original jazz harmonies written by bandmembers.
Since then, this exciting combo has recorded 4 critically acclaimed Cds (new one in June 2012) that have been featured on all the major latin jazz NPR programs nationwide.
The group has also performed at all the major jazz festivals throughout Michigan as well as concert series, library concerts and jazz clubs.
The lnstrumentation includes congas, timbales, piano, bass, sax/flute, trumpet and bongos.
Since 2005, the combo has been a final nominee for the Detroit Music Awards every year
and has won on two occasions in the jazz and world music categories.

          For more events – info – see :

((( Yes – we redid the color – reposted … )))

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