Event Details

Jazz and Civil Rights

Time: January 19, 2020 from 1pm to 3pm
Location: Arts Garage
Street: 94 NE 2nd Ave
City/Town: Delray Beach
Website or Map: http://bit.ly/JazzCivilTIX
Phone: 5614506357
Event Type: historical, music, lecture
Organized By: Rachel Harrypersad
Latest Activity: Jan 17

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Event Description

Prof. Lowenthal and Dr. Cartwright will discuss the complexities between music, politics, aesthetics, and activism surrounding the Civil Rights Movement and the impact of these complexities on the Jazz Musicians of the time. Illustrated through the music and lyrics of such prominent artists as Louis Armstrong, Max Roach, Abby Lincoln, Nina Simone, Charles Mingus and others, our lecturers will draw on their personal relationships with many of the musicians. Each speaker will reflect on one of the most important periods in American History. The lecture will be followed by a 30-minute Q&A Period.

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