Explore the shared history of jazz and film, poetry, visual art and dance in this exciting four-part series of talks, featuring guided appreciation of classic recordings, images, video clips and lively discussion.
PART I - JAZZ AT THE MOVIES
The American arts of jazz and cinema grew up side-by-side to become two of our greatest gifts to world culture. #JazzAndFilm
PART II - WORD JAZZ
Structured and free, sonic and rhythmic, poems and jazz music are natural partners. #JazzAndPoetry
PART III - SEEING JAZZ
Rhythm. Color. Movement. The rich sounds of jazz inspired prominent visual artists of the 20th century. #JazzAndArt
PART IV - SYNCOPATED RHYTHM
An introduction to African-American vernacular styles of jazz dance, including the Charleston, Lindy Hop, Mambo and swing. #JazzAndDance
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