Towcester U3A: Jazz Appreciation Group

is one of dozens of interesting groups run by and for members of Towcester U3A 


Monday 16th October

"Dedicated to Chaos" Episode 7 of Ken Burn's Jazz series
(1940-45) 
inc Brubeck, Ellington, Billie, Dizzy, John Lewis, Monk, Glen Miller, Mulligan & Charlie Parker

We play jazz recordings on the third Monday of each month from 10:00 am until 12 noon
In the function room of Towcester Mill Brewery located in Chantry Lane, Towcester, NN12 6AD

All types of jazz and near jazz are played including: Ragtime, Blues, New Orleans, Chicago, Swing, Big Band, Be-Bop, Cool, Hard Bop, Avant Garde, etc. as well as current and uncategorisable artists.

The meeting format consists of a one hour semi-formal presentation, usually by a group member, on topics such as Jazz as an Art Form, Gerry Mulligan, Cannonball Adderley, Sidney Bechet & Latin Jazz ). Followed by Members' Choice where members play tracks that they have selected. See "Programme" for more details of past and future presentations.

The group started sessions in January 2014 and it currently has a regular attendances of around 20 members

Anyone who is interested in Jazz is welcome to join us at these sessions but membership of the Towcester U3A is essential.

Please use the contact email for further details








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