Wednesday, December 2, 2009

CBMR & Chicago Jazz Ensemble Present 'Listening Sessions, Sounds of 1959' 4-6 PM Saturday, Dec. 5

[Jon Faddis]

Prof. Dominique-René de Lerma is former Director of the CBMR. He sends us this invitation to an event it is co-sponsoring:

“The Chicago Jazz Ensemble with Artistic Director Jon Faddis and the Center for Black Music Research at Columbia College Chicago invite you to join us for
Listening Sessions, Sounds of 1959

This special event is hosted by CJE Music Director Dana Hall at the Jazz Showcase. Hall will be joined by Peter Margasak, music critic for the Chicago Reader and Leonard Brown, composer, arranger, and saxophonist. The panel will talk about the year 1959 in jazz and culture as well as play records produced in and around 1959. The session is casual and interactive and will include an opportunity to ask questions. You can even bring your own records!
Saturday, December 5th
Jazz Showcase, 806 S. Plymouth Court
4 p.m.–6 p.m.
Students FREE
General Public $5

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