Jazz @ the Library - The Art of Four Parts: The Evolution of the Vocal Jazz Ensemble

Share

Tuesday February 15th - Woodward Park Regional Library

 

JazzFresno and the Fresno County Public Libraries host Jazz @ the Library on Tuesday February 15, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at the Woodward Park Regional County Library, located at 944 E. Perrin Ave. (Champlain & Perrin).

 

The title of the February edition of Jazz @ the Library is “The Art of Four Parts: The Evolution of the Vocal Jazz Ensemble.”  It will feature a presentation of Julie and Mike Dana, directors of the Fresno City College Jazz Singers, who will trace the development of the vocal jazz ensemble from its roots in the swing era through bebop styles of Lambert, Hendricks and Ross to the more contemporary styles of Manhattan Transfer and New York Voices. The Fresno City College Jazz Singers will perform several arrangements of jazz standards and originals.