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Guest Lecture: Loren Schoenberg,"Jazz and Democracy"

Wednesday, February 07, 2018 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Guest Lecture Series presents Loren Schoenberg, "Jazz and Democracy"
4:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Loren Schoenberg is Founding Director and Senior Scholar of The National Jazz Museum in Harlem. He has been a faculty member at The Juilliard School, the New School, the Manhattan School of Music, William Paterson University, Long Island University and The Hartt School. In addition, he has lectured at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The White House, The New York Philharmonic, and The Aspen Institute, where he is a Fellow. Mr. Schoenberg has conducted the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) as well as The Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, The American Jazz Orchestra and the West Deutscher Rundfunk Jazz Orchestrain Kohn, Germany. Mr. Schoenberg, a tenor saxophonist/pianist, has played and recorded with Benny Carter, Benny Goodman, Jimmy Heath, John Lewis, Christian McBride, Buck Clayton, the JLCO and was musical director for Bobby Short from 1997-2005. He also received two Grammy awards, for best album notes in 1994 and 2004. Mr. Schoenberg oversaw the Benny Goodman Archives at Yale University, where he produced a ten-CD release of previously unissued Goodman recordings. He has taught for several Jazz at Lincoln Center education programs, including Band Director Academy and Jazz 101 adult education classes, and annually serves as a screening judge for Essentially Ellington tape entries. Mr. Schoenberg has been published widely (including the New York Times), and his book, The NPR Guide to Jazz , was released in 2003.

Free admission and open to the public.  Fee-based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street Garage, located across the street from the Performing Arts Center.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a GOLD event). 

Free admission
Danton Bankay
School of Music
Lectures, Music
Faculty, General Interest, Graduate Students, Staff, Undergraduate Students
Guest Lecture: Loren Schoenberg,"Jazz and Democracy"