When: Wednesdays, Nov 8 – Dec 6 1:30 – 3:30 pm
(no class Nov 22)

Where: The Hampton Inn

Cost: $139.00 for 4 session(s)

Type: In Person


Instructor: Khris Dodge , Executive Director of the Tucson Jazz Festival and Conductor and Music Director for the Tucson Pops Orchestra
Khris Dodge

Join Tucson Jazz Festival Executive Director Khris Dodge for a musical pilgrimage to New Orleans – the birthplace of jazz.  Explore the rich history of this uniquely American music through classroom discussion, live performance by the instructor and video clips of jazz greats such as Louis Armstrong, Allan Touisant, Professor Longhair, Louis Prima, Trombone Shorty and others.  Sample the work of more contemporary artists including John Batiste, the Marsalis Family, the Neville Brothers, Irma Thomas, Kermit Ruffins and more. Imagine the future of this ever-evolving art form as you listen to the innovative next generation of musicians who will carry our American soundtrack forward.

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