Big Band Jazz

February 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Downtown Library, Auditorium

Instructor: Douglas Turner

This class will trace the development of big band jazz from the 1920s to the present. Photos, music, and history will make this a class where you not only learn about the most popular big bands in jazz history, but also get to experience the music that made them famous. You’ll hear music from the bands of Fletcher Henderson, Duke Ellington, Tommy Dorsey, Count Basie, Thad Jones-Mel Lewis, and many more.