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Learn About More Jazz Giants this fall online at Rutgers Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Learn About More Jazz Giants this fall online at Rutgers Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
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Course: More Giants of Jazz

Wednesdays, September 7 through October 12
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
No class is scheduled for October 5.
Course code: RV42

Class Size: Medium
Member: $50 / Non-Member: $75

This course includes all new jazz giants! Each class will focus on jazz legends, someone who made a difference in the development of America’s original art form. We will discuss biographical information with an emphasis on personal stories and share examples of the music. Testimonials will also be used to help affirm why these artists are so important in the history of jazz. This session we will explore artists such as Hoagy Carmichael, Count Basie Alumni Association, Mary Lou Williams, Dave Brubeck, and Modern Jazz Quartet.

Instructor: Sanford Josephson

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About Sanford Josephson

Sanford “Sandy" Josephson is the author of Jeru’s Journey: The Life and Music of Gerry Mulligan (Hal Leonard Books), published in October 2015, and Jazz Notes: Interviews Across the Generations (Praeger/ABC-Clio), published in June 2009. He is currently Editor of Jersey Jazz Magazine, published by the New Jersey Jazz Society. He has also written extensively about jazz musicians in publications ranging from the New York Daily News to American Way Magazine.

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