Koret Discover Jazz Series
Our jazz appreciation classes

 

Koret Discover Jazz Series
Our jazz appreciation classes

 

Koret Discover Jazz Series
Our jazz appreciation classes

 

Koret Discover Jazz Series
Our jazz appreciation classes

Koret Discover Jazz Series

Koret Discover Jazz Courses

Jazz history, live performance, classic audio and exciting video make Discover Jazz the most distinctive jazz appreciation course available for adults.

Wednesdays, Oct 21 - Nov 11, 2015, 7PM-8:30PM
Joe Henderson Lab • 4-class series

This series takes you through the building blocks of jazz and will demystify what happens on the bandstand. The goal of the series is to explain the basic elements of jazz performance so as to better enjoy - and deepen - your listening experience.

Tuesdays, Feb 2 - Feb 23, 2016, 7PM-8:30PM
African American Art & Culture Complex • 4-class series

From the traditions of the Yoruba and Gullah peoples, to the African American Spiritual, sacred music has had a profound effect on the development of popular culture. Join Bay Area vocalist and cultural historian Linda Tillery for a look at the sacred music traditions of the Americas.

Wednesdays, Mar 2 - Mar 23, 2016, 7PM-8:30PM
Joe Henderson Lab • 4-class series

Celebrating the exquisite work of women songwriters and composers dating back to the blues era, focus on female-centered themes in the Great American Songbook, highlight the unsung heroines of swing and bebop, and wrap up with contemporary instrumentalists, composers and arrangers in today’s jazz community.

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