THE JEWS OF AMERICAN JAZZ
Taught by Seth Kibel
Thursdays 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
6 Sessions, September 3 – October 8
Registration deadline: August 31
$169 ($149 for JxJ Donors of certain levels*)
An examination of the personalities, lives and careers of Jewish-American musicians—including Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, The Gershwin Brothers, Irving Berlin, Stan Getz, and others— whose pioneering contributions shaped this uniquely American genre of jazz music. Classic recordings, video clips, and “live” performances from the instructor will make this course swing like the music itself!
Teacher: Winner of 28 Washington Area Music Awards, Seth Kibel is a highly acclaimed clarinet, saxophone, and flute player (The Kleztet, Bay Jazz Project, Music Pilgrim Trio, The Natty Beaux). Kibel also lectures on music history at Johns Hopkins and Towson Universities.