Jazz 101 at Flushing Town Hall At Home
Flushing Town Hall uploaded this event on March 12, 2021
Tue, May 4, 2021
Save the date!
APR 6 - MAY 25, 2021 7:00 PM
This virtual class will take place on Zoom.
Tickets: $10 for individual sessions/dates; $56 for All 8 sessions
Tickets may be purchased for all 8 sessions (choose the All 8 sessions ticket on April 6) or for individual sessions/dates.
Taught by jazz researcher and educator Ben Young, Jazz 101 is a survey of the history of Jazz music, held over eight two-hour sessions—one per week. The course is designed for listeners at all experience levels: Using historic Jazz recordings we illustrate where the music came from, how it works, and how the styles have evolved. We will also explore Jazz in the socio-historical context of 20th Century America. The essential part of course is great music and the rich stories of the figures who shaped the music. It’s a lecture format, but no question is too basic. No papers, no tests, no entrance requirements, no one will call on you in class. Just check in and dig the sounds....