Public events in the Institute of Jazz Studies, 2009-2010
Jazz Research Roundtables
Since 1995, IJS has hosted its monthly Jazz Research Roundtable meetings, which have become a prestigious forum for scholars, musicians, and students engaged in all facets of jazz research. Noted authors, such as Gary Giddins, Stanley Crouch, and Richard Sudhalter have previewed their works, as have several filmmakers. Musicians who have shared their life stories include trumpeter Joe Wilder, pianist Richard Wyands, guitarists Remo Palmier and Lawrence Lucie, trombonist Grachan Moncur III, and drummer/jazz historian Kenny Washington.
All events will be held in the Dana Room, on the 4th floor of the John Cotton Dana Library, from 7:00 - 9:00 pm.
NOTE: Financial support for the Roundtables is provided by the Rosalind & Alfred Berger Foundation.
Jazz Dialogues: Intimate Improvisations
A concert series involving jazz duos/trios exploring the art of improvisation in an intimate setting, each performance includes an interview with the artists, conducted by a member of the IJS staff, as well as an opportunity for the audience to ask questions. This series brings to campus leading jazz performers:
All events will be held in the Dana Room, on the 4th floor of the John Cotton Dana Library, from 2:00 - 3:30 pm.
NOTE: Jazz Dialogues is made possible by a grant from the Rutgers-Newark Cultural Programming Committee.
For more information on any of these events, please call the Institute of Jazz Studies at 973/353-5595.
Posted September 9, 2009