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A sentimental Journey – Love Songs from a Bygone Era
An evening of distinctly American music from the 1930s to the 60s, along with entertaining stories, little known NC connections, audience participation, and rousing round of “Name That Tune.” Performed by singer, composer, pianist, harpist, and former voice Professor of Music at ECU/UNC Dr. Jay Pierson and Catherine Hamner, Piantist.
$5 at the door. Group Rates available. Donations accepted to support future events.
|Nov 30||F||7PM||Orringer Hall||$5 at the door|
A Survey of Jazz History – The Early Development of the Modern Jazz Movement: A Musical Journey To ‘Pass It On’
INSTRUCTORS: Willie E. Atkinson, Jazz/Blues Vocalist & Jacqueline B. Atkinson, Jazz/Blues Historian aka Student of History
Join Willie and Jacqueline and enjoy traveling through ‘America’s Classical Music,’ Jazz as they present the historic cultural evolution of the Early Development of the ‘Modern Jazz Movement’ and its innovators. This class provides a glimpse into the roots of early musical styles, which developed into the modernization of jazz during the 1940s, including some present-day artistry thrown into the mix. The class will be presented through the music of artists such as, Mary Lou Williams, James P. Johnson, W. C. Handy, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie and many others.
The 4-week historic journey will illuminate the U.S. musical soundscape through lectures, literature, film, audio resources, and class discussion. North Carolina connected Jazz innovators will be emphasized. Students will also be encouraged to create an individual Survey of Jazz History – The Early Development Modern Jazz Movement Journal as a keepsake to “To Pass It On.”
|COURSE ID||START/END DATE||DAY||TIME||LOCATION||FEE|
|51244||Sep 26-Oct 17||W||2-4PM||Brock 100||$75|
|51245||Oct 24-Nov 14||W||6:30-8:30PM||ORR 111||$75|
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