Swing Jazz -- America's Music

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Music / Singing - Lecture/Discussion

Date & Time: Wednesday, February 27, 2013
3:00 PM-5:00 PM
Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College, High School
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Central Library
1 Margaret Mitchell Square
Atlanta, GA 30303
Cost: This event is free and open to the public
Sponsored by: Tribeca Film Institure, National Endowment for the Humanities, American Library Association, Tribeca Flashpoint, Geogia State University, Georgia Music Foundation
Description: Viewings from "Ken Burns Jazz, Episode 6: Swing: The Velocity of Celebration" and the documentary film The "International Sweethearts of Rhythm." The film viewings will be followed by a discussion led by Georgia State University School of Music professor Dr. Gordon Vernick. Following the program a reception with music will be held for program attendees.. For a detailed listing of all of the events "America's Music" events please refer to the Winter/Spring Issue of Access. "America's Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway" is a project of the Tribeca Film Institute in collaboration with the American Library Association, Tribeca Flashpoint, and the Society for American Music. "America's Music" has been made possible by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the "Human Endeavor." Additional support is provided by Georgia State University and the Georgia Music Foundation.
More Information: E-mail: john.wright@fultoncountyga.gov
Phone: 404-730-1896
Entered by: Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System (LibraryComments@fultoncountyga.gov)

Created: November 26, 2012 at 3:35 PM
Last Modified: November 26, 2012 at 3:37 PM

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