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Jazz Academy's "Cool Jazz on the West Coast" Workshop by Vaughn Wiester

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by Mark Subel on March 23, 2011

Cool jazz caught fire on the West Coast, particularly in Los Angeles during 1952 and 1953. Characterized by tight arrangements, restrained sounds and thoughtful solos, the cool jazz era (1948 – 1960) produced great artists and recordings and influenced many styles of music to come. Join Vaughn Wiester to listen to and learn about great musicians such as Gerry Mulligan and Chet Baker; groups like the Modern Jazz and the Dave Brubeck Quartet; and, explore the historical context of this influential musical movement.

Registration $10.00 community partners / $15.00 general admission

Register online:
http://www.thejazzacademy.com/secure/spring-and-summer-2011-registration/

Special Class Discount for Jazz Academy Students. Register for one class at the Jazz Academy and receive $10.00 off all additional classes of equal or lesser value for yourself or a member of your family. (Workshops not included.)

Preview to the Future..

Join Mark Flugge and Jim Powell for “Birth of the Cool,” April 29-30 at 8:00 pm in the Lincoln Theatre as part of the Inside Track concert series. For tickets and information call 614.469.0939.

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