BLM Artist in Residence Delbert Anderson to hold Utah Workshop, Play Live in Concert at San Juan High School Auditorium

How to Attend the Workshop and Get Free Concert Tickets

Washington, D.C. — As part of a multi-stop tour, Bureau of Land Management Artist in Residence Native American jazz trumpeter Delbert Anderson and his group D’DAT are headed to Utah to teach a music workshop and then perform in concert to celebrate America’s public lands.

On the second stop of the Painted Mountains Tour, Anderson and D’DAT will hold a musical workshop at 10 a.m. on June 17 at the Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum, 660 W 400 N, Blanding, Utah 84511. Anderson will work directly with students of all ages developing a basic musical framework.

The following night, June 18, Anderson and D’DAT will hold a free concert at 7 p.m. in the San Juan High School Auditorium, 311 N 100 E, Blanding, Utah 84511 to perform those compositions, as well as other pieces from the ensemble’s collection. Anderson takes inspiration from original Navajo spinning songs to produce a completely different sound that combines Native American rhythms and melodies with jazz, funk, and hip-hop.

To register for either or both the workshop and the concert, use the interactive form here. Please direct any questions to Public Affairs Specialist Rachel Wootton at rwootton@blm.gov or 385-235-4364. The tour is observing and enforcing all current local and state Covid-19 restrictions.

The Painted Mountains tour is the first time the Bureau has sponsored a multi-city musical tour, as part of the Artist in Residence program. For more information on the tour, please visit the BLM’s Artist in Residence page.

The tour and residency closely align with Interior’s priority to strengthen the Government-to-Government relationship with sovereign Tribal Nations. For additional information, visit BLM.gov, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Medium.
 


The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 western states, including Alaska, on behalf of the American people. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. Our mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.

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