Music and Mentoring: The Gift of Big Band Music
Thursday, November 15, 2007 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
at American Cabaret Theater
401 E. Michigan St., Indianapolis, IN 46204

Indianapolis Jazz Orchestra
Arts, Humanities
Event Format:
Discussion, Panel, Performance, Q & A Session
Adult of all ages, Seniors, Young adults (18-40), Youth (middle/high school)
Indianapolis Jazz Orchestra

Event Description:

Jazz, more than any other type of music, has been passed down through mentoring. This panel discussion and concert will celebrate the musicians who shared their gifts with younger musicians. Members of the Indianapolis Jazz Orchestra will discuss mentoring relationships in the history of big band music. Q&A will follow. Listen and dance to music during the concert that highlights the collaborative efforts of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn, compositions by Stan Kenton, as well as works by Billie Holiday, Count Basie, and Benny Goodman. The panel discussion at 6:30 p.m. is free. Advance sale concert tickets (through November 14) are $20 adults and $10 students, or $25 adults and $15 at the door ( Presented by Indianapolis Jazz Orchestra and American Cabaret Theater.


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