Jazz Lecture

Jazz saxophoneAfrican American Artists and the Evolution of the Tenor Saxophone

Wed., February 25, 2015
Noon in PL-4005

Presented by: Robert Knop

Join us for a lecture & demonstration of the jazz styles of prominent Jazz Artists 1940-2000 performed on the tenor saxophone. The rise of the tenor saxophone as a preeminent improvisational voice in big band, combo, smooth, and contemporary jazz evolved in part from the creative work of Black artists whose styles will be demonstrated, and performed. Artists included: Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young, John Coltrane, Grover Washington Jr.

If you have questions or would like to know more about the upcoming event, please contact Iwona Contreras at (909) 537-3447 or icontrer@csusb.edu.

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