BRANCH LIBRARY HOURS

Wednesday, July 17—Apponaug open 2 - 5 p.m.; Conimicut open 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.; Norwood open 1 - 5 p.m.

Duke Ellington: 50 Years of Extraordinary Jazz

Duke Ellington

Join historian and musician Lloyd Kaplan for a three-part series on Duke Ellington.

 

A popular and essential jazz musician, Duke Ellington changed what jazz was and could be through his collaborations with top musicians and composers.

 

Explore his fifty-year career as a writer, pianist, and leader of the Duke Ellington Orchestra—from his start at Harlem’s celebrated Cotton Club to worldwide fame.

 

Discover the greatest composer and band leader of his time and the eminent jazz musicians who worked with him to make magnificent music.

 

Duke Ellington: 50 Years of Extraordinary Jazz runs on on Tuesdays, June 11, 18 & 25 at 7 p.m.

 

This event is free and open to all. Drop in for a fun time.

Event Details

Program Time: 
07:00pm - 08:15pm
Room Reservation: 
Tue, 06/11/2019 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Tue, 06/18/2019 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Tue, 06/25/2019 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Event Category: 
Event Location: 
Name of Organization: 
Warwick Public Library
Contact Name: 
Wil Gregersen
Contact Phone Number: 
(401) 739-5440, x9758
Contact Email: 
wilgregersen@gmail.com
Confirmed: 
Confirmed