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Varis Leichtman Studio

Jazz 101, with Seton Hawkins

Week Four: The Swing Era

Can’t commit to a full course? Single classes are now available at Swing University for $35 each (fees may apply).

The Swing Era heralded Jazz’s place as the pop music of the day, and some of its finest artists—Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Woody Herman, and more—were also its megastars. But what was the music they were creating? How was it different from earlier styles of Jazz? And how did it change throughout the 1930s? In this class, we’ll explore the greatest artists of the day and listen to how they changed the music.

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Frederick P. Rose Hall, 5th floor

Broadway and 60th Street

 

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212-258-9877

Price Info

$35