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Downtown New York Jazz (Library of Birmingham)

June 5, 2014 @ 10:30 - 16:30

Downtown New York Jazz
Library of Birmingham, Heritage Learning Space
Thursday 5 June 2014

10:30am
Welcome
Ed McKeon (Director, Frontiers Festival)

11 am – 11:45 am
WIS (aka Warren Smith) in conversation with Rhys Chatham

12pm – 12:30pm
Professor Tim Wall (Birmingham City University)
“Jazz in Manhattan’s Lofts in the 1970s: David Murray, new jazz and its contribution to the founding of the Downtown Scene”

12:30pm – 1:30pm
Lunch (not provided)

1:30pm – 2pm
Dr. Kirsten Forkert (Birmingham City University)
“The Lower East Side and the politics of real estate”

2:15pm – 2:45pm
Tony Dudley-Evans (Jazzlines)
“Tim Berne: his role in the Downtown and Brooklyn scene.”

3pm – 3:30pm
Dr. Roger Fagge (University of Warwick)
”MacDougal Street Blues’: Jack Kerouac and Jazz Performance’.

3:45pm – 4:15pm
Dr. Nicholas Gebhardt (Birmingham City University)
“Friends and Neighbors: living with jazz”

4:30pm
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This event is supported by the Library of Birmingham, Birmingham Conservatoire and the Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research. It forms part of the Frontiers Festival: Extraordinary Music from Downtown New York & Birmingham

Details

Date:
June 5, 2014
Time:
10:30 - 16:30
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.frontiersmusic.org

Organizer

Library of Birmingham
Email:
enquiries@libraryofbirmingham.com
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Venue

Library of Birmingham
Centenary Square Broad Street
Birmingham, B1 2ND United Kingdom
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