Jazz Week Panel Discussion and Musical Performance: "Celebrating 40 Years of Jazz at NEC"
April 27, 2009
In preparation for the 40th Anniversary of the world's first fully accredited jazz studies program, acclaimed jazz critic Bob Blumenthal will moderate a panel including Jazz Studies program founder Gunther Schuller, and prominent NEC musicians Ken Schaphorst, John McNeil, Dominique Eade, Hankus Netsky and Omar Thomas. They'll discuss the significant history of NEC's Jazz Studies Department and reflect on the state of jazz education today. Directly after the panel, there will be performances by NEC jazz ensembles in the Keller Room, Jordan Hall building, 290 Huntington Ave. For more information, please call 617-585-1260 or log on to the NEC Events Calendar at http://concerts.newenglandconservatory.edu