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'Jews and Jazz II' featuring Gordon Vernick with Gary Motley TONIGHT at 7-8:30PM

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Jews and Jazz II

A Lecture-Demonstration (with Music)

By Gordon Vernick  with Gary Motley on piano

Meet Gary Motley and Dr. Gordon Vernick as they discuss the significant roles that Jews have played in the Jazz scene as composers, performers, writers, and entrepreneurs. Learn about the contributions of composers like George Gershwin, Yip Harburg, Oscar Hammerstein and more. This program explores through stories and music some of the most important compositions by these great composers while we tell the back stories of “Jews and Jazz.”

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The event is in celebration of The Breman Museum's current exhibition: A Jazz Memoir: Photography by Herb Snitzer. It is on view now through December 31, 2020. 

Ray Cornelius is one of Atlanta’s newest entertainment writers and media personalities. His arts and entertainment website, www.raycornelius.com spotlights the latest in “positive” African-American celebrity news and was established in 2012. Since that time Cornelius has covered a myriad of red carpet premieres, award shows and Atlanta-based films including Tyler Perry’s Temptation, The BronzeLens Film Festival, The Trumpet Awards, and The Steve Harvey’s Neighborhood Awards just to name a few. He has also interviewed a who’s who list of today’s top singers, actors and reality stars. With nearly 20 years of media experience, Cornelius has also worked as an associate producer for the Emmy-winning public affairs program, ATL Insider and with such award shows as The Soul Train Awards, The Trumpet Awards and BET Hip-Hop Awards.