Jazz on a Monday afternoon (Summer term) (MUS 07)

  • Day and time: Monday 14:00 - 15:30
  • Length of course: 1 term. Summer (8 Weeks)
  • Number of places: 100
  • Start date: 12 April 2021
  • Description:

    Jazz was born in the early 20th century in and around New Orleans. It then spread North and West coming to Europe in the 1920s. In the Spring term we will illustrate this history through the music and accompanying commentary. In addition we will use the Penguin guide to help members build a collection of the best jazz recordings. In the spring term we will freewheel but will include one session of bring your own favourite recording. Live sessions are currently used in both terms. We aim to give programmes that are enjoyable and entertaining for the new and experienced listener. Our website gives the term programme, individual playlists and links to Youtube performances. Suggestions for reading include The Rough Guide to Jazz,The History of Jazz by Ted Gioia and A New History of Jazz by Alyn Shipton. Website http://jazzoama.blogspot.co.uk

  • Format: Series of presentations by different members

  • Coordinator: Alan Murphy
  • Listener to jazz for over 60 years.

  • Coordinator: Alan Murphy
  • Listener to jazz for over 60 years.

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