Lena Horne: Jazz Voice to Political Activist (TAJ)

When:
December 15, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
2018-12-15T13:00:00-05:00
2018-12-15T13:15:00-05:00
Where:
Westminster Presbyterian Church
400 I St SW
Washington, DC 20024
USA
Cost:
Free

Jazz writer, photographer and historian Patricia Willard presents a talk on Lena Horne’s transition from captivating jazz singer to charged voice of political activism.

Part of Westminster Jazz Night’s “Thinking About Jazz” series.

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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.