Gloria Ellis

Gloria Ellis

"Directions in Music," the theme for the celebration of the 75th anniversaries of the births of Miles Davis and John Coltrane, live at the Bovard Auditorium. The University of Southern California played host to the music of two jazz legends, Thursday evening October 11, 2001. Herbie Hancock; pianist, Michael Becker; saxophonist, and Roy Hargrove; trumpet and flugelhorn, preformed the honors in putting forth their best effort to recreate the legendary sounds of Davis and Coltrane.

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Verizon sponsored a free Music Festival Sunday September 30, 2001. The festival began at noon in Old Pasadena Central Park. In addition, Portions of proceeds from tickets sells from other, Verizon Festivals held in Los Angeles, September 28 thru October 2, 2001 will benefit victims of terrorist attacks. Collection centers were set up in Central Park where attendees could donate directly to the United Way Fund.

There were two stages, plenty of seats, and good music all afternoon. There wa