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Alumnus Harold Wheeler Wins Lifetime Achievement Tony Award

06/09/19. The Tony Awards honored legendary orchestrator and arranger Harold Wheeler (B.M.'64) with one of three 2019 Lifetime Achievement Awards. Wheeler has written the music for 30 Broadway shows, and is currently represented on Broadway with "Ain't Too Proud; The Life & Times of the Temptations".

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HUJE Releases New CD

HUJE Releases New CD

The Howard University Jazz Ensemble (HUJE), under the direction of Fred Irby, III, released its annual CD at the end of April. As usual, the recording was recorded at Bias Recording Studios in Silver Spring, MD at the end of the previous academic year and is simply titled "HUJE 2018." Read a full review by Jack Bowers on "All About Jazz. Visit the new HUJE website. For copies of the CD, go to All About Jazz.com or contact Fred Irby, III at firby@howard.edu. Read the Article

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