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May 21 - 27, 2018



Varis Leichtman Studio

High Priestess of Soul: Nina Simone

Class Five: Nina Abroad

A lesser-examined period of Nina Simone’s career, the 1970s, will be covered by Brianna Thomas in this class, looking at her continued musical developments and her time and travels abroad.

Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Don Braden Quartet

Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola


Irene Diamond Education Center

Jazz 101 Week Five – BeBop

Taught by Seton Hawkins

Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell, and more built up a new style called BeBop, bringing a new rhythmic vitality and virtuosity to the music. As the big band wave was just beginning to break, BeBop arrived on the scene as an exciting and controversial new approach to Jazz. Its performance style would radically alter the face of the music, and would fundamentally change the way we play it, hear it, and think about it.

Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Mike Rodriguez Quintet

Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Gerald Cannon Sextet

May 21 - 27, 2018