* Lecture: Jason Moran: James Reese Europe and The Harlem Hellfighters: The Absence of Ruin

When:
December 6, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
2018-12-06T19:30:00-05:00
2018-12-06T19:45:00-05:00
Where:
Gonda Theater - Georgetown University
37th St NW & O St NW
Washington, DC 20007
USA
Cost:
Free

The inventive, imaginative pianist Jason Moran, also artistic director for Jazz at the Kennedy Center, co-presents a lecture with cinematographer  Bradford Young based around their new multimedia work centered on the oft-unexamined legacy Lieutenant James Reese Europe, leader of the 369th Infantry Regiment, The Harlem Hellfighters, on the history and development of jazz.

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Jackson Sinnenberg is an Associate Producer for SiriusXM and a freelance writer. His work has appeared in the JazzTimes. NPR Music, NPR.org, the Washington City Paper and On Tap Magazine and the blog of Smithsonian Folkways Records. He previously covered the city’s music scene for WGTB, Georgetown University’s radio station, where he was a show host, writer, and columnist. He graduated from Georgetown with a bachelor’s degree in American Musical Culture. Read him at sinnenbergmusic.com. Follow him at @sinnenbergmusic.