On this episode of the Front Row, we’re talking in detail about the upcoming Presidential Lecture and Performance series with the director of the series, Jo Moore.
Tell us about the upcoming event for the series.
We have a fellow named Sammy Miller, who is a Grammy-Nominated, Juilliard schooled drummer and band-leader, who after he graduated with his Master’s degree from Juilliard actually formed this band called Sammy Miller and the Congregation.
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