Sept 25 Radio Talk: What’s the future of jazz, today and tomorrow?

Jazz musicians today face challenges that the likes of Charlie Parker and Miles Davis never had to imagine. How do jazz artists practice their craft – let alone make a living – during the twin crises of the pandemic and this social-political moment?

How does an art form thrive in an age of streaming, declining physical record sales, disappearing venues, and a changing pop culture?

Join us for this FREE event on Friday, Sept 25, 4 -5 p.m. Registration is required. REGISTER HERE.

Panelists include:
  • John D’earth, jazz trumpeter and educator
  • Ivan Orr, multi-instrumentalist, composer, performer, and educator
  • Kait Dunton, composer, pianist, and educator
  • Dhara Goradia, bassist, composer, and bandleader
Moderators:
  • Nathan Moore, WTJU General Manager
  • Rus Perry, host of WTJU’s Jazz at 100 Today!

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