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JAZZ | 'A Century of Jazz'


Known for her interpretations of the Great American Songbook, Rachelle Fleming (pictured) has performed with Fred Hersch, Shelly Berg, and Cuban ensemble Tiempo Libre. On Sunday night, Fleming joins pianist Tony Caramia as special guest for "A Century of Jazz: Celebrating the 100th Birthdays of Jazz Icons." Turns out 1917 was a banner year for jazz births: Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, Lena Horne, and Buddy Rich. Joining Caramia and Fleming will be Mike Kaupa, trumpet; Bob Sneider, guitar; Kieran Hanlon, bass; and Rich Thompson, drums.

Tony Caramia and Rachelle Fleming perform Sunday, October 29, at Hatch Hall, Eastman School of Music, 26 Gibbs Street. 3 p.m. $10; free with UR ID. 274-3000;