Matinee 1: Bebop
Bebop — Playin’ the Changes
Both fun and educational, Family Matinees provide a window into the exciting world of live jazz. Each one-hour matinee features live performance, audience participation, Q&A and amazing music. Although designed for elementary school students, our Family Matinees are open to music fans of all ages. Acclaimed bassist and composer Marcus Shelby leads this season’s wonderful program.
In this matinee, Shelby and his guests will highlight the works of Parker, Gillespie, Monk and others, demonstrating the visionary role bebop continues to play in jazz performance and composition.