Monday, September 02, 2013

[Library Events & Programs] "America's Music" Documentary Series

The Memphis Public Library is one of 50 libraries/organizations in the country, and one of the two recipients in the state of Tennessee that will present a six-part documentary series, America's Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music From Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway. Library's America's Music Webpage

Each of these six program sessions will feature a documentary screening, a scholar-led discussion, and free live performances of 20th century American popular music. 

Dr. Jack T. Cooper, Associate Professor and Director of Jazz Studies and Studio Music at the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music of the University of Memphis will lead each discussion.

First screening:
Blues and Gospel
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Central Library, Meeting Rooms A-C

Special thanks to our local sponsors:  Memphis Library Foundation, Honey Scheidt, Friends of the Library, and our partners Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music, The University of Memphis, Pink Palace Museum and Memphis Music Commission.


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