Join Professor Craig Boyd, a recipient of the prestigious New York State Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities, as he examines Jazz Music from its conception to the present. Craig will piece together major events in African, European and American sociopolitical history that spawned the seeds of this unique American art form.
Through the study of rhythm developments, important historical dates, social and political trends, instrumentation, improvisational techniques, listening analysis of musical forms and genres, attendees will enhance their knowledge, understanding and develop an enriched appreciation for this first American Art Form.
Sat Feb 20th 2 PM
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