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Arts & Entertainment - January 20, 2010

Benefit concert salutes black composers

A concert featuring the music of nine composers who worked in African American traditions — spirituals, jazz and blues — will be held on Sunday, Jan. 24, to benefit the music program at Eastside College Preparatory School in East Palo Alto.

The event, "A Tribute to African American Composers," is set for 3 p.m. at Eastside Prep, 1041 Myrtle Ave. in East Palo Alto.

It will feature performances by Menlo Park pianist Josephine Gandolfi, as well as pianists LaDoris Cordell, a former Palo Alto City Council member, Deanne Tucker, and Jefferson Williams. Performers also include soprano Yolanda Rhodes, violinist Susan C. Brown, and cellist Victoria Ehrlich.

Admission is by donation, suggested at $15, general, and $5 for seniors and students. For more information, call 688-0850.

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