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Syncopation: Life in the Key of Black

There is the official history of Canada’s music industry, and then there’s the actual history.

From its beginning, the intriguing history of Canadian music has been told largely by−and for−a White population. For too long the accomplishments of individuals such as Cy McLean, Syd Blackwood, Alf Coward, the Wright Brothers and many others have been overlooked. Time for an accurate retelling. This fascinating photo exhibition and accompanying biographical sketches, Syncopation: Life in the Key of Black sets the record straight.

Syncopation: Life in the Key of Black celebrates the achievements, recognizes the struggles and solutes the underappreciated contributions of countless Black entertainers.

On display at the gallery during Black History Month 2013

Tickets are $10 and available only at the door.
For more information please visit www.aasf.ca or call 647-853-7345

About Archie Alleyne: The Archie Alleyne Scholarship Fund (AASF), honouring award-winning Canadian jazz legend Archie Alleyne, provides financial assistance to young musicians pursuing postsecondary music education.

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