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Get Jazz Smart & Behind the Grooves

April 15, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - May 1, 2021 @ 7:30 pm

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GET JAZZ SMART offers virtual lectures for adults who want to learn more about a wide variety of jazz music and history topics – from its origins and cultural influences, innovators and torch bearers, to its evolution of styles.   Each class consists of guided discussion, active listening to exemplary recordings, and an interactive atmosphere via Zoom. No instruments required!

Class schedule and info available here: thenash.org/get-jazz-smart

January 28 @ 7:00 pm – Behind the Grooves: Lewis Nash and Donald Vega
February 9 @ 7:30pm – Bill Evans and his Trios with Ben Hedquist
February 18 @ 7:00 pm – Behind the Grooves: Lewis Nash and Regina Carter
March 9 @7:30pm – Freedom Now!: Jazz and Civil Rights in the 1960s with Christi Jay Wells
March 23 @ 7:30pm – Dixieland/Traditional/Trad Jazz: What’s in a name? with Zach Wiggins
April 1 @ 7:30pm – The Music of John Coltrane with Jeff Libman
April 15 @ 7:30pm – Stylistic and Compositional Hallmarks of Count Basie with Jayson Davis