Building Rhythm Together for Christ's Love

February 23, 2019

Thinking About Jazz

February 23rd, 1-3pm
Jamil Nasser:  Upright Bass

Born George Joyner (June 21, 1932-February 13, 2010) in Memphis, he was a noted bassist collaborating with many other jazz artists.  After working with B.B. King for two years, he moved to New York in 1956 where he worked with Ahmad Jamal, Al Haig and many others.  His work with the Jazz Foundation and Jazz Emergency Fund depicted concern for fellow jazz players, many of whom labored in relative obscurity.  Muneer Nasser presents.

 



Other 2019 TAJ Events

February 23th
Jamil Nasser:  Upright Bass

April 27th
Billy Eckstine:  Mr. B


 June 29th
Lee Morgan:  I Called Him Morgan

August 24th
Jelly Roll Morton:  Jazz’s First Arranger

October 26th
Oscar Peterson:  The Will to Swing

December 4th

Mary Lou Williams:  1st Lady of Jazz Keyboard

Thinking About Jazz is a public service brought to you by Southwest Renaissance Development Corporation (SRDC)--a cultural ministry arm of Westminster DC. 


This free educational experience happens every other month from 1-3pm  on the 4th Saturday (except December).  Each one focuses on a different giant or genre of jazz and features vintage video footage and select audio recordings delivered by experts in the subject matter.


The material along with Q & A allows participants to go deeper into the history, stories and power of the art form and those who have created it.


Light refreshments are served and door prizes are given.






  • Rev. Brian Hamilton, President
  • Lloyd Jordan, Chair
  • Dick Smith, Jazz Night Program Director


THINKING ABOUT JAZZ COMMITTEE
Marilyn Abraham, James Besley, Yolanda R. Coleman, Vyllorya Evans, Gwen Fleming, Wilma Goldstein, Sue K. Gresham, Blanche Hamilton, Alicia Hetzner, Donald Roe, Tangela Roe, Brenda Wilder, Von Deleah Williams
 
The Thinking About Jazz Committee
holds a planning meeting the last Saturday of January, March, May, July, Sept, Nov, 10am to noon at Westminster.  You are invited to join this committee!  Check the calendar for the next meeting.  You will enjoy your welcome to the committee and the opportunity to be part of planning another great Thinking About Jazz event.