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.