Jazz for Young People

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Family Concert: What is the Blues?

Rose Theater 2020-2021 • 1:00PM, 3:00PM

Sat, Nov 14

In this hour-long, interactive concert, families will learn all about the fundamental musical concept known as “the blues.” With support from a soulful, live band, this afternoon performance will be hosted by the charismatic Catherine Russell, named “the best blues singer today” by the Wall Street Journal.

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Family Concert: What is Bebop?

Rose Theater 2020-2021 • 1:00PM, 3:00PM

Sat, Mar 20

This hour-long Family Concert will explore the essential jazz concept and genre of “bebop,” with live performances of tunes by Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, and more. With music direction by trombonist Vincent Gardner, the JLCO will introduce audiences to a special style of music known for its attention-grabbing melodies, wild improvised solos, and all-around technical dazzlement.