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Spotlight Speaker’s Series: Exploring the Masters of Jazz (Bebop)

Date:
April 11, 2018
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Location

The Homestead Community Center - MAP IT
18600 N. 98th St.
Scottsdale, AZ 85255 United States

Join ASU Professor of Jazz Studies, Dr. Jeffrey Libman, to examine the bebop revolution of the 1940s. The seminar will consist primarily of guided discussion, active listening to exemplary recordings, and a question and answer session. No instruments are required!

Come learn about and listen to the music of Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, and others.

Ages 21 and older. Complimentary wine and appetizers provided. Doors open at 6 p.m. The program begins at 6:30 p.m.

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About Dr. Jeffrey Libman                                               

Jeffrey Libman, PhD, is a clinical assistant professor of jazz studies at Arizona State University. He holds a PhD in music education from ASU. Libman is the vice president of the Board of Jazz in Arizona, the 501(c)(3) organization that opened The Nash, Phoenix’s jazz performance and education center. As a jazz guitarist, Libman performs frequently in the Phoenix metropolitan area, sharing the stage with some of Arizona’s finest jazz musicians, including Michael Kocour, Brice Winston, Dom Moio, and Eric Rasmussen. His most recent album, Strange Beauty, was released in late 2016 on the Cellar Live label.