Free Virtual Jazz Lecture Series: Six of the Most Influential Big Bands with pianist Ron Surace

Date: 
August 12, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location: 
Virtual, via Zoom
Contact: 
Audrey Morrison, Jazz Studies Program Director at amorrison@musicinst.org by noon on the day of the lecture to receive a Zoom link in order to attend the event..
Cost: 

Free Admission

 

Thursday August 12:  Six of the Most Influential Big Bands with pianist Ron Surace

 

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.  

 

  

 

Summer Series

 All Lectures are 7-8:30pm CDT

Monday, May 24:  Jazz Improvisation: The Evolution of Storytelling
with trumpeter Victor Garcia

Monday, June 21:  Unsung Heroes of the Jazz Saxophone
with saxophonist Juli Wood

Thursday August 12:  Six of the Most Influential Big Bands
with pianist Ron Surace

Monday August 30: Celebrating Jazz Piano Legend Herbie Hancock

with pianist Fred Simon