A History of Jazz in America

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'Howard McGhee - trumpet' photo (c) 2007, Tom Marcello - license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

I crisscrossed with Monk
Wailed with Bud
Counted every star with Stitt
Sang "Don't Blame Me" with Sarah
Wore a flower like Billie
Screamed in the range of Dinah
& scatted "How High the Moon" with Ella Fitzgerald
as she blew roof off the Shrine Auditorium
Jazz at the Philharmonic

From Jazz Fan Looks Back by Jayne Cortez

Come listen to great jazz albums as we discuss the History of Jazz in America at the Villard Square Library. We may even have a special musical guest. Now is the time to visit the new Villard Square Branch if you haven't already, and the perfect chance to connect with other jazz fans!

Thursday, March 1, 5:30-7 p.m.
Villard Square Branch, 5190 N. 35th St.

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