Beyond the Stage: Musicians on Music - "Dark Angels of the Violin"

March 15, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Virtual, via Zoom
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Free admission but you must register by filling out the form at the link  below. Registration deadline is noon the day of each event. Registrants will receive a Zoom link.



Monday, March 15, 7–8:30 pm | “Dark Angels of the Violin: Jazz Legends Eddie South and Stuff Smith”
Violinist and Music Institute jazz faculty James Sanders discusses how these jazz legends overcame obstacles (including racism) and forever changed the role of the violin in jazz. South recorded with Django Reinhardt, Stephane Grappelli, Milt Hinton, and others. Smith, credited as the first violinist to use electrical amplification, recorded and performed with jazz greats from Louis Armstrong to Sun Ra.



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