Sundays at Three

Upcoming Events

3:00 PM

Sundays at Three: The History of Jazz through Song

Gordon JamesTrumpeter, flugelhornist and vocalist Gordon James and his quartet will take listeners on a journey through the different eras of jazz with words and song. This lecture and performance will cover the origins of jazz music, Ragtime, the Blues, Dixieland Jazz, the Big Band Era and include big band singers, Latin Jazz, Bebop, Cool Jazz, Jazz Fusion and Smooth Jazz. Songs from each era will be performed and some of the artists covered will be Scott Joplin, W.C. Handy, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Glen Miller, Benny Goodman, Count Baise, Frank Sinatra, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis and Dave Brubeck.

Funded by the Friends of the Bernardsville Library. Free. No sign-up is needed. Just come! Doors open at 2:45 pm.