Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Jazz panel discussion in Pittsburgh, on April 25

African American Jazz Preservation Society of Pittsburgh presents:
Jazz Appreciation Month 2009 Panel Discussion
State of Jazz in the Community: Past, Present, Future.

Location: The Union Project
801 North Negley Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Date: Saturday, April 25, 2009
Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm
FREE Admission

Panelists include:
Kevin Amos: New Media / Technology and its role in creating jazz communities

Harold Young: The Jazz Workshop and the meaning of community based jazz education

Dr. James Johnson Jr: Enculturation in a formal setting

J. Malls: Interval at Ava: Assessing the impact of a jam session on revitalizing the local jazz scene
Mensah Wali: The Joys and Challenges of presenting national touring artists in a community setting.

Dr. Harry Clark: Respondent
Kenan Foley: Moderator

The Public is Invited to Participate in Discussions
Funded by: The Heinz Endowments Small Arts Initiative
The Multicultural Arts Initiative
The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts - PA Partners in the Arts
For more information, call AAJPSP at: 412.867.1721

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