JazzTalk - Apr

// Monday, Jan 1, 12am ET

JazzTalk - Apr

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JazzTalk is a series of informal discussions about the masters of jazz and their enduring legacy, with hosts Todd Williams, nationally known saxophonist and music educator, and Doug Tatum, Vice President of Programming at the Center for the Performing Arts. Viewers can join in via Zoom and pose questions after the discussion.


Great Encounters

Most jazz musicians have met someone who inspired them to action – to listen more, to practice their instrument more, and to pursue a career in music. Sometimes these experiences are comical, sometimes embarrassing or hurtful to one’s pride, but most times these encounters are awe-inspiring moments that motivate artists to be as great as their musical mentors. This discussion focuses on three artists whose stories explain the extraordinary beginnings of their great genius: Ben Webster, Art Blakey and Dizzy Gillespie.

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