All That Jazz: Three Evenings of Musical Performance
August 19 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
August 19 Big Band and the Change in Sound
August 26 Jews in Jazz
Join amazing musician and trumpeter Sophia Wotman for a special 3-part series that will explore jazz, its roots and evolution. Sophia will perform and enhance participants’ listening pleasure with enriching commentary. Sophia, an award-winning musician, has been studying trumpet and jazz for seven years. She is a Great Neck South Junior and a TBE congregant who is in the confirmation class.
Big Band and the Change in Sound – Explore the different sounds of jazz, from big band music by artists like Duke Ellington and Count Basie to the shift in jazz style through the mid-20th century.