Jazz @ the Library - West Coast Jazz/Modern Jazz in California 1945-1960: A Different Perspective

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Tuesday March 15th - Woodward Park Regional Library


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

Larry Honda
, jazz and classical woodwind specialist and chair of the Fresno City College Music Department, will give a presentation titled “West Coast Jazz/Modern Jazz in California 1945-1960: A Different Perspective.” Larry’s talk, based in part on a book of the same title by Ted Gioia and William Claxton, will explore this period in California jazz with photos, recordings and a live band of top-flight local jazz musicians performing compositions explored in the book.