Dazzle Jazz focuses on female composers

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Photo: Jennifer HigdonThis Tuesday, the latest classical music night at Dazzle Jazz highlights pieces written by notable female composers including Jennifer Higdon, Libby Larsen and Joan Tower.

A series of all-female ensembles will perform the pieces on Tuesday’s program.

Click the audio above to hear introductions to the work of Higdon, Larsen and Tower from CPR Classical’s Charley Samson.

The Dazzle Jazz classical series launched in December and has featured 20th-century pieces for small ensembles as well as a minimalist pianist playing music by Erik Satie.