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Jews and Jazz

An evening of music, conversation + Jewish jazz history

Join author Charles Hersch as he explores how prominent jazz musicians like Stan Getz, Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Lee Konitz, Dave Liebman, Michael Brecker, and Red Rodney engaged with jazz in order to explore and construct ethnic identities. 

Thursday, April 20
American Jazz Museum | 1616 E 18th Street | Kansas City, MO 64108

6:00 | Reception with open bar and light snacks
6:30 | Remarks by Charles Hersch, author of Jews and Jazz: Improvising Ethnicity and Subversive Sounds 
7:30 | Book sale + signing, plus the option to hear musician Stan Kessler in the Blue Room of the Museum.

Event + Music are free and open to the public. 


For questions, email Jill Maidhof or call (913) 327.8077 or [email protected]


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