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February 2018

CALENDAR VIEW

 

The Appel Room

Dave Douglas: Dizzy Atmosphere

Dizzy Gillespie at Zero Gravity

Trumpeter and composer Dave Douglas returns to The Appel Room with another one-of-a-kind program. In Dizzy Atmosphere, Douglas will use Gillespie repertoire as a starting point for improvisation and exploration. Joining him is a powerhouse group of improvisers, featuring Ambrose AkinmusireGerald ClaytonLinda May Han Oh, Joey Baron, and Bill Frisell.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Nicholas Payton Quartet


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

LATE NIGHT SESSION: Curtis Nowosad


Varis Leichtman Studio

The Life and Legacy of Benny Goodman

SESSION 5: SING, SING, SING

Goodman was in the right time and the right place to bring white America into the world of swing in the mid-1930’s. The music that Louis Armstrong, Fletcher Henderson and Duke Ellington had been there all along, but it took a Goodman to initiate what became known as The Swing Era.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Monday Nights with WBGO: Scott Tixier Quartet + Strings


Varis Leichtman Studio

Beginner's Guide to Jazz (101)

Week Four: The Swing Era

The Swing Era heralded Jazz’s place as the pop music of the day, and some of its finest artists—Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Woody Herman, and more—were also its megastars. But what was the music they were creating? 


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Edmar Castañeda Quartet featuring Jorge Glem


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

LATE NIGHT SESSION: Barry Stephenson


Varis Leichtman Studio

The Science of Jazz

Back by popular demand, The Science of Jazz returns for a fourth year. This unique and intimate evening explores the dynamic connection between the sciences and jazz. Enjoy wine, beer, and snacks as drummer and personal trainer George Gray, bassist Alex Blake, and pianist Yoichi Uzeki show how Jazz and physical training can work together to improve overall health and mental acuity.


February 2018