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The story behind COOL CUT

John Oliver’s new work Cool Cut is inspired by key compositions from the "cool jazz" period, specifically the landmark Miles Davis nonette recording BIRTH OF THE COOL (1954).

Come hear it performed by Julia Nolan and the Turning Point Ensemble.

Friday April 29, 7:30 pm
Saturday April 30, 2:30 pm

Telus Theatre at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts
University of British Columbia 6265 Crescent Road, Vancouver Canada.

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Read on for details about the inspiration for this new work.