A Road Scholar Program by Jose Sandoval
When jazz trumpeter, Miles Davis, released the album, “Kind of Blue,” in 1959, he redefined jazz and influenced every genre of music for generations to come. Loved by casual listeners and revered by musicians and critics, the album ranked number 12 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 500 greatest albums of all time and is arguably the top selling jazz album in history. Join us as we take you inside this musical masterpiece through interpretive performances and an interactive discussion of the album’s style and contribution to the evolution of jazz. Featured musical selections written by Miles Davis include: Donna Lee, So What, Freddie Freeloader, Blue In Green, All Blues, and Flamenco Sketches.
This event is Free and Open to the public. For more information, please contact Lisa Powell Williams, Adult Services, 309-524-2473.