Jazz Appreciation

March 29, 2018, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Knox College
59 St. George St
Toronto, ON M5S 2E6
Canada


Knox College
59 St. George St
Toronto
ON
M5S 2E6


The workshop will focus on the personalities who influenced the evolution of this quintessentially American music form. A performer's recorded performances and dialogue will be used to provide enlightenment on the era and his/her style, ideas and objectives. Each participant will select a personality and prepare a presentation (maximum 15 minutes) to precede a selection of recorded music (30 minutes), leaving time for discussion to follow. This is an enthusiastic and highly interactive class, in which all are welcome, from beginners to those who have enjoyed and absorbed all aspects of Jazz for many years.

Facilitators:

Walter (Wally) Posner, wdposner@rogers.com, immigrated to Canada from South Africa in 1974. A lawyer by training, his interests include current affairs, art and golf; but jazz is a continuing lifelong enthusiasm.

Colin Gordon, colin.gordon@themigroup.com, has been an active student of jazz for 60 years and has recently taken up the trombone. He enjoys playing in the Long & McQuade 55+ Band, New Horizon Band (The Grateful Alive), and finds it a great way to nourish the brain.

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