Jazz @ the Library - Influential Bassists in Jazz History


Tuesday April 10th, 2012 - Woodward Park Regional Library


Kevin McDonald

JazzFresno and the Fresno County Public Libraries host (free and open to the public) Jazz at the Library on Tuesday April 10th, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Woodward Park Regional County Library located at 944 E. Perrin Ave. (Champlain & Perrin).


Bassist/composer Kevin McDonald will give a talk titled “Influential Bassists in Jazz History.” The presentation will include biographical information and commentary on performance styles, the contributions of various bassists to the jazz community and to the progression of bass in jazz performance. The talk will also provide insight into the walking styles, and soloistic impacts of bassists from early jazz to the modern day, highlighted by transcriptions and recordings. This event is FREE of charge.