This Spring, Rutgers University in Newark Is the Place for Jazz Talk by Jazz Lovers
(Newark, N.J) — If you love talking jazz, and love being around other jazz lovers, then head to Rutgers University in Newark this spring. The Institute of Jazz Studies (IJS) at Rutgers in Newark has announced its spring 2009 slate of jazz talks and its “Jazz from the Archives” radio series, which is broadcast on WBGO-FM 88.3, every Sunday, 11 p.m. – 12 a.m. The series is produced and hosted by the IJS.
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All of the talks are open to the public free of charge. Programs, dates and locations are subject to change; for updated information and additional events, visit www.newark.rutgers.edu/arts. John Cotton Dana Library is wheelchair-accessible.
JAZZ RESEARCH ROUNDTABLES
Dana Room, John Cotton Dana Library, 185 University Ave., Newark, 973/353-5222
All start at 7 p.m.; free and open to the public.
Jan 21: 2009: Paul Machlin: Swing, Scarlatti, and Standards: Teddy Wilson’s “China Boy”
Feb 11, 2009: David Mattock: Dr. Lonnie Smith
March 11, 2009: Terry Josephson: Cafe Society: The wrong place for the Right People
April 8, 2009: Dennis Brown: Gene Krupa: Origins of Style in the 1920s
May 6, 2009: Grant Gardner: Jimmy Giuffre: Gentle Radical
JAZZ FROM THE ARCHIVES
WBGO-FM 88.3, Sunday, 11 p.m. – 12 a.m. (produced and hosted by the IJS)
GETTING TO RUTGERS UNIVERSITY IN NEWARK
BY MASS TRANSIT: Rutgers-Newark can be reached by New Jersey Transit buses and trains, the PATH train and Amtrak from New York City, and by the Newark Light Rail, Washington Street Station or Broad Street Station.
BY CAR: Rutgers-Newark can be reached by the Garden State Parkway, New Jersey Turnpike, Routes 95, 21, 78, and 280, and the Lincoln and Holland tunnels. Metered parking is available on University Avenue. Other parking: Rutgers-Newark’s parking garage (200 University Ave.) or the Bradley Hall Lot. Printable maps and driving directions at: www.newark.rutgers.edu/maps/index.php
Media Contact: Carla Capizzi
973 353 5262