Free Virtual Jazz Lecture Fall Series: Iconic Jazz Recordings of 1959

October 28, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Virtual, via Zoom
RSVP to: Audrey Morrison at

Free admission but you must RSVP. first!


Each session will be led by a world-renowned artist from the Music Institute jazz faculty and will include recordings, video clips, historical information and personal insights from each presenter. The sessions will conclude with a chat discussion.  Audrey Morrison, Jazz Studies Program Director, will be the host for each session.  RSVP to: Audrey Morrison, Jazz Studies Director.


Fall Series:


” Iconic Jazz Recordings of 1959” with pianist Fred Simon
( including “Kind of Blue”, “Giant Steps”, “Time Out”, “The Shape of Jazz to Come” and “Mingus Ah Um”)
Wednesday October 28, 2020 7:00 - 8:30 pm (CDT)

“ Latin Music in the Americas “ with trumpeter Victor Garcia
Monday November 23, 2020 7:00 - 8:30 pm (CDT)

“Great Jazz Musicians from Chicago’s South Side” with saxophonist Juli Wood
Thursday January 21, 2021 7:00 - 8:30 pm (CDT)

“ Women In Jazz “ with trombonist Audrey Morrison
Thursday February 18, 2021 7:00 - 8:30 pm (CDT)

“Dark Angels of the Violin: Jazz legends Eddie South and Stuff Smith”
with violinist James Sanders
Monday March 15, 2021 7:00 - 8:30 pm (CDT)