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Jazz: America's Own Indigenous Art Form

A ZOOM presentation by Mark Tonelli Assistant Professor of Music--Millikin University

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Date

Friday, May 28, 2021
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Location

Online

Ages

Teens
Adults
Seniors


Details

This presentation will explore America’s own indigenous art form, jazz, which was born here in the United States and continues to thrive today. It will discuss important musical figures, including Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, and Miles Davis. It will help people understand what they are hearing and deepen their appreciation and enjoyment of jazz. This presentation will include a slide show and musical examples.

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