Virtual Jazz Lecture Series: " The Legacy of Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers "

August 10, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Virtual Space via Zoom
RSVP to Audrey Morrison at

Free and open to the public but must RSVP first.


 Jazz Greats - Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Art Blakey



May 18  |  June 8  |  June 29  |  August 10
6:30 - 8:00 pm (CDT)  |  via Zoom  |  RSVP to: Audrey Morrison  


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.   


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Virtual Jazz Lecture Series 

Spring/Summer schedule



May 18 - " The Progeny of Miles Davis- from John Coltrane to Herbie Hancock "

with pianist Fred Simon


June 8 - " The Legacy of Charlie Parker "  

with saxophonist Juli Wood

June 29 - " A History of Jazz Piano "  

with pianist Jeremy Kahn

August 10 - " The Legacy of Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers "  

with violinist James Sanders