Gifts of Art presents holiday keys and vibes concert

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Brooklyn, New York performing artists, Cecilia Smith (vibraphone) and Lafayette Harris, Jr. (piano), just off a successful jazz digital residency, return to Michigan Medicine with a program of holiday music.

Smith is a leading vibraphonist as well as a composer, arranger and teaching artist who received a National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Masterpiece Award for works presented at the Kennedy Center, and other national venues.

Harris, Jr.’s CD, You Can’t Lose with the Blues (Savant), went to #1 on the Jazzweek Jazz charts in February 2020, and he has shared the stage with the Duke Ellington Legacy Orchestra, Houston Person, Max Roach and Ernestine Anderson, among others.

This concert will be streamed on Michigan Medicine YouTube channel and LinkedIn page. For more info and other concerts in the series, please visit

When: Noon – 1 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 14

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