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An Evening with Jazz Author Maxine Gordon & the UW Blue Note Ensemble

October 31 @ 7:30 pm

- Free

Celebrating the life and legacy of legendary jazz saxophonist Dexter Gordon in words and music, this Wisconsin Book Festival event features jazz historian Maxine Gordon reading from her new book about Dexter and includes an on-stage interview by UW Afro-American Studies Professor Ethelene Whitmire as well as music from Dexter’s repertoire performed by the UW Blue Note Ensemble, which has been studying and performing Dexter’s music this semester.

Sponsored by the Mead Witter School of Music, the UW Department of Afro-American Studies, the Wisconsin Book Festival, and the Greater Madison Jazz Consortium.

Details

Date:
October 31
Time:
7:30 pm
Cost:
Free

Organizer

Johannes Wallmann
Email:
wallmann@music.wisc.edu

Venue

Collins Recital Hall, Hamel Music Center
740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Phone:
608-263-1900
Website:
www.music.wisc.edu

Details

Date:
October 31
Time:
7:30 pm
Cost:
Free

Organizer

Johannes Wallmann
Email:
wallmann@music.wisc.edu

Venue

Collins Recital Hall, Hamel Music Center
740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
608-263-1900
Website:
www.music.wisc.edu