November 20: From Marching Bands to Big Bands: The Story of Early Jazz

Wednesdays, Nov. 20 & Dec. 18, 1-2pm|Free, but donations welcome for presenter. Call 503-288-8303 to register.

Join music historian Gordon Neal Herman for parts two and three of this three-part series (Oct. 16, Nov. 20, & Dec. 18), which traces how the combining of marching bands and ragtime gave rise to Dixieland jazz, and how the big bands grew out of the dance band movement’s discovery of jazz. Come to one or both presentations.

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