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Vincent Hsu & Soy La Ley Afro-Cuban Jazz Band

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Date: November 12, 2021
Time: 8:00 pm

Members of the community are invited to watch, and Media are welcome
to cover a new performance film presented by FirstWorks: Vincent Hsu & Soy La Ley
Afro-Cuban Jazz Band’s《Jazz Changed, Jazz Changes, Jazz Changin’》, streaming free and on-demand from November 12-19 at Vincent Hsu (徐崇育) is an award-winning Taiwanese bassist and composer and a devotee of Afro-Cuban music. Hsu made 《Jazz Changed, Jazz Changes, Jazz Changin’》to showcase his original compositions, and to share a glimpse of every day and traditional life in his native Taiwan. The music performances were shot at scenic locations unique to the island nation and are interspersed with interview clips with prominent musicians, including legendary bassist Cecil McBee, historian Loren Schoenberg, drummer, and educator Jerome Jennings, and poet and writer Naomi Extra. The jazz film is a tribute to this uniquely African-American art form, as well as an acknowledgment of the indelible impact it has left on people and societies around the world.

Join the watch party, Friday, November 12, 2021 at 8 PM on FirstWorks’ Facebook page,
or stream on-demand at from November 12-19, 2021.