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Tennessee Walt’s Bristol & Beyond: The Roots of Country Music

Tennessee Walt’s Bristol & Beyond: The Roots of Country Music

This year marks the 90th anniversary of the Bristol Sessions, also known as “the Big Bang of Country Music.”  No less an authority than Johnny Cash wrote, “These recordings in Bristol in 1927 are the single most important event in the history of country music.”  To mark the anniversary, Tennessee Walt returns with “Bristol & Beyond: The Birth of Country Music,” a lecture/concert exploring the Sessions and their legacy, featuring live performances of songs by Jimmie Rodgers, the Carter Family, Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson and many more.

Sat
4/8
1-3 PM

Call (631) 324-0222 ext.3 to register, register at the Adult Reference Desk, or at the Eventbrite link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tennessee-walts-bristol-beyond-the-roots-of-country-music-tickets-32621255052

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Tennessee Walt’s Bristol & Beyond: The Roots of Country Music

Tennessee Walt’s Bristol & Beyond: The Roots of Country Music

This year marks the 90th anniversary of the Bristol Sessions, also known as “the Big Bang of Country Music.”  No less an authority than Johnny Cash wrote, “These recordings in Bristol in 1927 are the single most important event in the history of country music.”  To mark the anniversary, Tennessee Walt returns with “Bristol & Beyond: The Birth of Country Music,” a lecture/concert exploring the Sessions and their legacy, featuring live performances of songs by Jimmie Rodgers, the Carter Family, Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson and many more.

Sat
4/8
1-3 PM

Call (631) 324-0222 ext.3 to register, register at the Adult Reference Desk, or at the Eventbrite link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tennessee-walts-bristol-beyond-the-roots-of-country-music-tickets-32621255052

The Orchestra, with Prof. Craig Boyd

Join Professor Craig Boyd as he examines each of the four instrumental families of the orchestra, how they produce sound, how they are categorized and their function inthe orchestra.

Sat

10/29

1-2:30 PM

To Register: Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit the Eventbrite link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-orchestra-tickets-27957915879

The Symphony – with Prof. Craig Boyd

Join Professor Craig Boyd as he examines each of the four most commonly used movements that makes up a Classical Symphony. Attendees will be able to understand what a movement is; define a symphony; listen, recognize and understand the musical form and comprehend the relationships between each movement independently.

To Register: Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit the Eventbrite link below:

10/22 Sat

1-2 :30 PM

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-symphony-tickets-27957626012

Music Performance – Tennessee Walt

The classic country music of the 1920s through the 1950s—the music of Hank Williams, Jimmie Rodgers, the Carter Family, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson and more—will be coming to the East Hampton Library!
Tennessee Walt’s The Other Great American Songbook is a one-man concert starring Gayden Wren as “Tennessee Walt” and featuring two dozen songs from country’s greatest songwriters, the likes of Kris Kristofferson, Ernest Tubb, Loretta Lynn and Hank Williams, arranged for voice and piano.  It’s also an intriguing, fact-filled look into what has made country  music (and its most prominent descendant, rock ‘n’ roll) popular throughout America and beyond.

Saturday 4/23

1-2:30 PM

Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 2, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit the Eventbrite link below to register:
www.eventbrite.com…

Music Performance – Tennessee Walt

The classic country music of the 1920s through the 1950s—the music of Hank Williams, Jimmie Rodgers, the Carter Family, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson and more—will be coming to the East Hampton Library!
Tennessee Walt’s The Other Great American Songbook is a one-man concert starring Gayden Wren as “Tennessee Walt” and featuring two dozen songs from country’s greatest songwriters, the likes of Kris Kristofferson, Ernest Tubb, Loretta Lynn and Hank Williams, arranged for voice and piano.  It’s also an intriguing, fact-filled look into what has made country  music (and its most prominent descendant, rock ‘n’ roll) popular throughout America and beyond.

SAT 4/23 @ 1 PM
Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 2, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit the Eventbrite link below to register:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/music-performance-tennessee-walt-tickets-22181633864

Jazz: The First American Art Form

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

To Register: Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit the Eventbrite link below:
www.eventbrite.com…

Celebrating Sinatra at 100, performance by Jerry Costanzo

Join us to celebrate the 100th birthday of the great Frank Sinatra with singer and entertainer Jerry Costanzo.  Considered one of the Best and busiest   Singer/Bandleaders on the scene today, Jerry has gained popularity among connoisseurs of jazz & swing, young and old. He has done interpretations of tunes from the “Great American Song Book” and legendary singers like Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Bobby Darin, Nat King Cole and others. Jerry will set the stage and carry you back to an era when this sultry and swinging music was the “Pop” of the day.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Click the link below to register:
www.eventbrite.com…

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