Jazz Improvisation – What it is and How to do it Carl Sturken and Al Hospers are professional musicians and songwriters. They share the joys and mechanics of jazz improvisation. Friday, July 1, 1:30 pm
“ROLL OVER BEETHOVEN, TELL TCHAIKOVSKY THE NEWS”* Exploring the origins and early days of rock and roll (1940’s to mid 50’s) through excerpts of my course “Good Rockin’ Tonight” including what preceded it, what was the first song, who were the musical architects, and the cultural and musical impact (from “Hot Diggity dog” to “youContinue reading “Talk on the Rocks – Larry Phillips”
Creating an Apocalypse: From “Ice-9” to Cat’s Cradle Scheduled for 3:15 on Wednesday, June 29 Christina Jarvis is Professor of English at SUNY Fredonia, where she teaches courses in sustainability and 20th-century American literature and culture, including several different major author seminars on Kurt Vonnegut. Her book Lucky Mud & Other Foma: A Field Guide to Kurt Vonnegut’sContinue reading “Talk on the Rocks: Christina Jarvis”
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